Suspect ‘Living on the Lam' Charged in 2011 Arson Case

An arson suspect "living on the lam" was arrested on Friday in connection to a 2011 fire in Burlington, police said. 

Andrew Van Noordennen, 26, is the alleged suspect the investigation into a fire that happened on July 5, 2011, police said.

Accelerants were used on two front entrances and both garage doors of the house on Patridge Lane in Burlington, while the homeowners and their 18-year-old son were inside, according to state police. 

Following the fire, Van Noordennan promptly left Connecticut to avoid an arrest, police said. 

Detectives said they located Van Noordennan at a Wisconsin residence in March of this year and local authorities arrested him as a "fugitive from justice" due to multiple unrelated outstanding warrants, Connecticut State Police said. 

Van Noordennan is accused of first-degree arson. His bond was set at $750,000. 

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