Man arrested in deadly Sheridan Rd. fire

January 18, 2010 8:32:59 AM PST
Charges have been filed in connection with a deadly apartment fire last week.Mahab Hassan is charged with first-degree murder and aggravated arson.

Prosecutors say Hassan set a fire last Thursday in a five-story building in the 6700-block of North Sheridan Road.

The fire was ruled suspicious after investigators found a gas can in a hallway.

Five people were also injured including a man who jumped from the fifth floor to escape the flames.