An Erie man accused of arson is awaiting his trial.
66 year-old Stephen Duffala was arrested last October in connection with a fire that occurred at Friendship Apartments.
Duffala is charged with multiple felony counts of arson, aggravated assault, and risking a catastrophe.
Two people were treated for smoke inhalation following the fire. According to police, Duffala lived in the apartment the fire was caused in.