ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — An Anchorage man has been charged with attempted murder, arson and felony assault in a fire last week at a home.
Freddie Fox, 66, is charged was arrested Friday, Anchorage police announced.
Police and Anchorage firefighters just after 2 a.m. Feb. 19 responded to a fire on Eagle Street and saw two people dragging a man out of burning apartment. The man was transported to a hospital and is expected to survive.
The man is a relative of Fox.
Investigators believe Fox while outside the first-floor apartment broke a window, set something on fire, and threw the burning object and an accelerant into the apartment. Fox fled afterward, police said.
Police have not determined a motive, they said.
Fox is represented by the Alaska Public Defender Agency, which as a policy does not comment on pending cases. The office did not respond to an email request for comment Tuesday.