Beaver Falls Arson Suspect Held For Trial

A Beaver Falls man accused of setting nearly a dozen fires and causing neighbors to live in fear was held for court today. Zachary Metcalf is charged with arson and risking a catastrophe. Police say the 21-year-old started nine fires this summer in Beaver Falls and two more in White Township. Metcalf allegedly told police he was tired of seeing all the abandoned houses in the area. His preliminary hearing was held this morning.