Lubbock Fire Rescue investigating possible arson - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Lubbock Fire Rescue investigating possible arson

Andrew Cole Walton, 32 (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center) Andrew Cole Walton, 32 (Source: Lubbock County Detention Center)
Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD
Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD
Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD
Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD Source: Caleb Holder, KCBD
LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

Lubbock Fire Rescue is investigating a possible arson at a construction site along Milwaukee Avenue near Spur 327.

Crews were called to the scene at around 4 p.m. on Tuesday where they found a two-story wood-framed hotel, that was under construction, on fire. It was reported that the construction crew noticed the fire, and knew the individual who started it.

The suspect, identified as 32-year-old Andrew Cole Walton, was then taken into custody by the Lubbock Police Department.

Currently the Lubbock Fire Marshall's Office is investigating the scene and has ruled it incendiary, but the investigation is still ongoing. KCBD NewsChannel 11 will update this story as more information becomes available.  

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