Saturday morning fire in 800 block of 48th classified as arson

Saturday morning fire in 800 block of 48th classified as arson
Lubbock Fire Department logo on truck (Source: KCBD File Photo)

LUBBOCK, Texas (KCBD) - On Saturday morning at 9:45 a.m., units from Lubbock Fire Rescue responded to a report of a shed fire at in the 800 block of 48th Street.

The fire was discovered by a passerby who saw smoke issuing from the structure, a single-story, single-family residential structure located in the backyard.

Firefighters extinguished the fire that was burning in the bedroom and causing damage to the roof.

The cause of the fire is classified as incendiary.

Roland Howell, Jr., 38, and Danniell Shanet Lewis, 35, were arrested and charged with arson.

Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact the Fire Marshal’s Office at 806-775-2646 or fireprevention@mylubbock.us.

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