Fire officials in Broome County are crediting neighbors armed with buckets of water for knocking down an arson fire on Twist Run Road in the Town of Union.

Authorities responded to the barn fire at 4:44 a.m. May 21st and said they quickly determined the blaze was suspicious.

34 year old Nolan Carlsson of Endicott was arrested June 5 and charged with felony arson.

He was sent to the Broome County Jail.

Anyone with additional information can contact Broome County Fire Investigators at (607) 778-1179.