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FOLLOW-UP: Smith County Fire Marshal says house fire was result of arson

11:21AM Follow-up:

Smith County authorities have identified the woman they say set her ex-husband's house on fire. 37 year old Tonya Griffin of Arp has been arrested and charged with arson of habitation. She is accused of setting a bed on fire Sunday in her ex-husband's house located in Arp. No one was injured in the fire, but the home was a total loss.

 

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Posted By Dana Hughey bio - email

SMITH COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - It started as a domestic disturbance call around 4:30 Sunday afternoon, but when Smith County authorities got to the 16,000 Block of Sunshine Lane in Arp, a house was on fire.  

Assistant Smith County Fire Marshal Marilyn Wilson says the homeowner's ex-wife set a bed on fire inside the home.  The homeowner, however, was not home when the fire started. Authorities say the suspect has not yet been identified.  No one was injured in the fire, but the home is a total loss.  

 

 

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