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Man accused of starting fire at Fort Lauderdale home

Firefighters standing outside a home in Fort Lauderdale where a fire was allegedly intentionally set.
Firefighters standing outside a home in Fort Lauderdale where a fire was allegedly intentionally set. (WPLG)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – A 31-year-old man was arrested Friday morning after he intentionally started a fire inside a home in Fort Lauderdale, authorities confirmed.

According to Fort Lauderdale police spokeswoman Casey Liening, Soveny Belios faces charges of domestic battery and arson.

Liening said the incident occurred at a home at 812 NW 19th Terrace.

The fire apparently started inside one of the bedrooms.

Authorities said no injuries were reported.

No other details about the incident were immediately released.


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