Louisville man allegedly set fire to home with grandparents inside
Authorities say his grandmother was confined to a wheelchair -- and he set fire to the only way out of the home.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Authorities have arrested a man after they say he set fire to his grandparents' home.
According to an arrest report, it happened Tuesday, just after 4:30 a.m., at a home on W. Southside Court, just south of Southland Park.
Authorities say 30-year-old Charles Guldenschuh poured gasoline on his grandparents' home and set fire to the front door, while his grandparents were inside.
Guldenschuh's grandmother is confined to a wheelchair, and the front door -- which is equipped with a ramp -- is the only way out of the home, according to the arrest report.
Authorities say Guldenschuh also poured gasoline onto a vehicle in the driveway and set it on fire. He then left the scene.
He was arrested a short time later, and allegedly admitted to setting the fires.
He is currently being held in Louisville Metro Corrections, charged with two counts of arson.
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