A fire that was ruled arson severely damaged the front of a home in the 500 block of Walden Avenue in East Toledo early Sunday.
Authorities said the blaze at the home of Monica Perez, which was reported at 1:14 a.m., began on the front porch and then spread to the living room. Ms. Perez was not at home at the time, official said.
Damage was estimated at $12,000 and the Red Cross was called to assist the homeowner, fire officials said.
Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. Comments that violate these standards, or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, are subject to being removed and commenters are subject to being banned. To post comments, you must be a registered user on toledoblade.com. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.