Firefighter accused of arson fired

Posted by Morgan Chesky - bio | email

By Bob Hallmark - bio | email

LONGVIEW,TX (KLTV)- An east Texas firefighter accused of arson has been fired from the Longview Fire Department.

Longview firefighter Cody Sanders was accused of setting his own truck on fire two weeks ago on Independence Drive in Longview. The fire was initially ruled suspicious.

Based on the Gregg County fire marshal's investigation, the Longview Fire Department recommended Sanders be fired.

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