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Ephrata man facing arson charges from domestic dispute

LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.– An Ephrata man who was involved in a domestic dispute earlier this month that led him to light his house on fire has been arrested on arson charges.

Michael Thomas-Matthews, 51, is facing arson, aggravated assault, and causing/risking a catastrophe among other related charges for the May 14 incident.

On May 24, Thomas-Matthews was released from a Philadelphia area hospital and arrested.

He was committed to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $200,000 bail.