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Man may have set fire to Studio City motel room

An investigation is underway into whether a man set fire to his own motel room in Studio City Thursday.
April 21, 2011 12:00:00 AM PDT
An investigation is underway into whether a man set fire to his own motel room in Studio City.

It happened just after midnight at the Studio Place Inn on the 10000 block of Ventura Boulevard. Someone reported hearing loud noises coming from the man's room. Guests noticed the room was on fire, so they kicked down the door and pulled the man to safety.

Police arrested the man and took him to a nearby hospital where he's being treated for smoke inhalation.


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