The Union Rescue Mission was evacuated tonight after someone set a fire inside it around 5 p.m.
Dan Burton, security supervisor for the mission, said he chased down the man and detained him for police. Staff at the mission put out the blaze.
Burton said the man walked into the mission, 2800 North Hillside, poured gasoline into the entry and set it on fire. Burton said he didn't immediately recognize the man or know why he set the fire.