WEST DEER TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — A man in West Deer Township is accused of trying to burn his house down.

Police say it happened on Quigley Road Saturday afternoon.

The man reportedly was involved in a domestic dispute with his wife. He allegedly locked himself in the basement, poured gasoline all over the floor and started a fire.

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Firefighters were able to quickly control the flames.

The husband was found lying on the basement floor with self-inflicted wounds to his neck.

He was arrested.