Colorado Springs police are investigating a possible arson on the 900 block of West Cucharras Street.
The resident told police that a fire was started in the basement of the home after a disturbance with another person. The resident ran to get help as the fire was allegedly started.
The suspect fled before police arrived about 11:45 p.m. Saturday.
Police used a garden hose on the fire until the fire department arrived to extinguish it.