BLAIRSDEN, Calif. - The Plumas County Sheriff's Office arrested a man for arson and homicide on Thursday.
Officials say a man in his 80's was rescued from a house fire on Mohawk Vista Drive on March 14.
The man's wife died in the fire and he told investigators Nicholas Phillips was responsible.
Phillips was a temporary employee who was hired to work at the home.
Deputies arrested him not far from the scene.