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Man suspected of setting fires at multiple Northgate businesses arrested

Posted at 12:40 PM, Oct 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-20 13:43:05-04

COLLEGE STATION, TX — The man College Station Fire Department fire investigators believe is responsible for setting fires in the 300 block of Church Street is in jail.

Randall Haney Summers was booked into the Brazos County Jail early Tuesday.

The College Station Fire Department responded for visible smoke and flames at BBQ 13-0 and Rough Draught Whiskey Bar on October 9th around 5:15 AM.

Firefighters on the scene recognized the fire’s suspicious nature and called for investigators from CSFD’s Fire Marshal Division.

With the help of College Station Community Services, CSFD investigators obtained video evidence of the event and secured a search warrant and subsequent arrest warrant.

Brazos County Precinct 2 and Precinct 3 Constable Offices, State Fire Marshal’s Office, Robertson County Sheriff’s Office, and CSFD Tactical Medics assisted in serving the search warrants.

This remains an ongoing investigation, according to the College Station Fire Department.