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Bath man tried setting occupied room on fire at multi-unit home in Steuben County

Deputies arrested a Bath resident following an arson complaint at a multi-unit home on State Route 415.

DiSanto Propane (Billboard)

Lee Baxter, 48, of Bath was arrested on Tuesday after attempting to light another person’s room on fire at the location on Route 415.

Deputies said he used an acclerant into an occupied room and tried lighting it on fire. He was charged with one count of attempted arson, which is a felony, as well as reckless endangerment, another felony.

Baxter was held pending arraignment.