DOWNTON LA: Hotel Alexandria Arsonist Caught

Story Details: Time – 2:30am Location – 501 s Spring, DTLA Handling Agencies – LAFD, LAPD
Security called 911 for a man lighting fires on the 4th floor of the Hotel Alexandria in Downtown LA. LAFD arrived and quickly extinguished the spot fires. Blowers were used to clear the smoke from the building. LAPD took the male suspect into custody and he can be seen in hand-cuffs while waiting for ambulance transport. The suspect was transported to County USC by ambulance due to smoke inhalation type injuries. LAFD Arson is in route. Unknown what was damaged.