Man Arrested for Setting 2 Fires and Firing Shots at Police

Updated 1 year ago

The Androscoggin County Sheriff’s office says a man was arrested this afternoon after setting two fires and firing shots at police.Michael Callahan is accused of setting a fire in Mechanic Falls and another one in Minot.A dispatcher says shots were fired at police, but no one was hurt.Callahan was in custody by 2:30 pm Friday afternoon.The home in Mechanic Falls was destroyed by the fire.Last year, Callahan was charged with reckless conduct with a firearm and domestic violence criminal threatening, police say he fired dozens of shots during a standoff at his home.


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