Local man arrested, charged with aggravated arson in Allin Street house fire
Chattanooga, TN – According to the CFD’s Investigations Division, the 43-year-old suspect was arrested and taken into custody on Wednesday.
His name is Van Keith and he is now charged with aggravated arson and aggravated assault stemming from a fire at a home on Allin Street.
Authorities said the suspect is accused of setting a fire in the residential structure, which was occupied at the time. Keith then fled the scene while the house was burning.
On June 3, 2022, CFD crews responded to a home in the 2100 block of Allin Street off Dodson Avenue at 5:45 AM.
They found smoke coming from the windows, as well as the front and back door of the residence.
One injured woman was transported to the hospital from the scene.