LEWISTON — A fire late Friday night at an apartment building has been ruled arson.

The fire reported just before midnight Friday at 92 College St. was set deliberately, fire investigators reported to WGME TV 13.

Lewiston officials said the fire, which started on the back porch, spread to the third floor. WGME 13 reports that John Barry, 54, was hospitalized with smoke inhalation after being pulled from the blaze.