Monday, December 20, 2010 at 7:30 am (Updated: December 20, 7:59 am)
A man sought help from authorities on Dec. 15 after his son reportedly poured gas on the house and threatened to burn it down.
Deputies with the Roane County Sheriff’s Office responded to the home on 1678 Old Harriman Hwy.
Dispatch told the Blair Volunteer Fire Department to be on standby “in case it goes bad.” The fire department was later told they could stand down.
Michael Allen Brown, 34, was arrested and charged with domestic assault, criminal attempt and vandalism.
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