Longview Woman Torches her own Apartment

After setting fire to her own apartment and endangering the lives of her neighbors, a Longview woman is charged with arson. Fire crews were called to the Driftwood apartments on 4th street around 7 last night where one apartment was destroyed. The blaze was contained to one apartment, but investigators say 45 year old Billie Hodge threw matches on a sofa , setting her apartment ablaze. There were tense moments for others who lived near Hodge. Hodge remains in the Gregg county jail awaiting arraignment.