Rochester N.Y.- A Rochester man has been arrested in connection with an overnight fire on Flower Street.
Police were called to the home around 3:30a.m. Friday for a report of a man threatening to kill himself.
When they arrived, they found flames coming from a second floor window of the house. Four people, including a baby , were inside. . Some them had to climb on the roof to escape the fire.. Neighbors helped to rescue them..
Police say when they attempted to detain 22-year-old Jerry Fields, he punched one of the officers in the face and also got into a struggle with another officer. Both officers were treated and released from the hospital.
Fields has been arrested and charged with arson and assault.