A man tried to set a fire in his own house at a village in Milopotamos.
Shortly before 10 a.m., he entered into the house, he locked the door, he set a fire and went to the 2nd floor… trying to commit suicide.
Neighbors called the Fire Service and six firemen arrived a few minutes later.
They broke the door and started extinguishing the fire.
Other firemen rescued the man, who was afterwards arrested by the Police.
He was in shocking condition and transferred to the hospital, where he is guarded by policemen, as he is accused for an arson with intent.
The fire caused major damage in furniture, electric equipment and the walls of the house.