CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) — A man was charged with arson in connection with a building fire in Clarksville Tuesday night after he reportedly refused to leave the building.

According to the Clarksville Fire Department (CFD), officials were called to a structure fire located at 615 Tiny Town Road for an apartment complex that was under construction. Fire officials said suspect Jeremy Conder was found in the building but refused to come out.

Jeremy Conder (Courtesy: Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office)

CFD said Clarksville police and fire rescue tried to talk Conder out but were unsuccessful. The fire was extinguished, and he was taken to Tennova Healthcare for sustained injuries.

Clarksville Police told News 2, that Conder was charged with arson. No other information was immediately provided.

The investigation is ongoing.

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This is a developing story. WKRN News 2 will continue to update this article as new information becomes available.