Man Charged With Torching Home
CARBONDALE — Investigators in Lackawanna County have charged a man with arson and insurance fraud.
Police in Carbondale believe Michael Killiany set fire to his former home last month.
State police say Killiany lost the home along Belmont Street in a sheriff’s sale.
They tell Newswatch 16 he made threats he would burn the home, making it worthless to the new owners.
A man and his dog made it out of the burning home safely.