Police: Peter Marren, of Islip, barricaded self in home, set it aflame
Three officers are recovering from smoke inhalation after rescuing an Islip man from a burning house fire that he allegedly set.
The incident happened on Main Street at around 1:30 a.m.
Police say Peter Marren had barricaded himself inside the home after setting it on fire. Responding officers say the 45-year-old Marren was armed with a knife and threatened to kill them.