Arrest made in Capitol Hill nightclub arson

SEATTLE - Seattle police have arrested a 30-year-old man wanted for the arson at Neighbours nightclub during a New Year's Eve party.

About 750 people were celebrating at Neighbours in the 1500 block of Broadway when someone poured gas on the carpeted stairway leading to the second level of the bar, and ignited it, Seattle police said. No serious injuries were reported.

Detectives say the man was on his way to the airport when the arrest was made. Following the arrest, the man was booked into King County Jail for investigation of arson.