COHOES N.Y. On 10/06/2014 at about 0200AM the Cohoes Fire Department and the Cohoes Police Department were called to a reported fire at 200 Remsen Street in the City of Cohoes. Upon arrival the front door area of a recently closed store was on the first floor of the building was on fire.
The building was evacuated and the twelve residents in the apartments on the two top floors of the building were not injured. The fire was extinguished. Upon investigation the circumstances of the fire were deemed suspicious.
During the course of the investigation several leads developed which eventually lead to the arrest of 31 year old Edward Glass of 188 Main Street in Cohoes. He was charged with the class B felony arson in the second. He is being held pending arrangement later today (Tuesday) in Cohoes Police Court.