BOSTON (CBS) – A Pittsfield man who may have set his own house on fire before starting fires at three other homes was arrested at the Canadian border.

Police announced they were looking for 58-year-old Phillip Jordan on Saturday. They considered him armed and dangerous.

phillipjordan Police Arrest Suspected Armed And Dangerous Pittsfield Arsonist

Phillip Jordan. (Image Credit: Pittsfield Police)

The Berkshire Eagle reports some kind of incendiary device was set off at each home. Emergency crews say their resources were stretched thin while they knocked down the fires.

pittsfieldarson Police Arrest Suspected Armed And Dangerous Pittsfield Arsonist

Pittsfield firefighters put out one of four intentionally set fires. (WBZ-TV)

Jordan was taken into custody without incident.

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