Binghamton Man Charged With Arson

By WBNG News

Binghamton Man Charged With Arson

July 22, 2010 Updated Apr 13, 2010 at 5:19 PM EDT

Binghamton, NY (WBNG Binghamton) A Binghamton man is charged with arson for setting a First Ward home on fire Monday night.

It happened around 8 Monday night at 29 Holland Street.

Binghamton Police say 51 year old Edward Davison lit a blanket in his bed on fire.

The fire spread, even singeing the house next door.

The house sustained heavy damage on the first floor and smoke damage throughout.

Fire crews had the blaze under control in 10 minutes.

Davison's bother and mother also lived in the home, they are being helped by the Red Cross.

Davison was arraigned in Binghamton City Court and sent to the Broome County Jail.

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