Hazleton Man Arrested At Fire Scene

October 16, 2017 - 5:12 am

Hazleton Police arrested man early Saturday morning. 19 year old Brock Barcasky faces numerous charges including arson, aggravated and simple assault and disorderly conduct. It began with a call to a fire at a home at 825 North Church Street. When crews arrived they made quick work of the fire and were able to get an elderly woman out of a nearby structure. Fire arson investigators determined the blaze suspicious. While on the scene according to a police report, Barcasky would not follow instructions and became irate fighting with officers. One was injured but not seriously. Barcasky is now in the Luzerne County Correctional Facility.

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