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Woman arrested for allegedly intentionally setting multiple fires inside Temple home

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Posted at 5:56 PM, May 27, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-27 18:56:32-04

TEMPLE, TX — A woman has been arrested for allegedly intentionally setting multiple fires inside a Temple home.

According to Temple Fire and Rescue, on April 4, 31-year-old Lateisha Thomas intentionally set multiple fires in a residence located at 906 W. Avenue E.

After an investigation conducted by fire marshals, Thomas was charged with arson of a habitation, a second degree felony.

Temple deputy marshals served the warrant at the Bell County Jail Complex, where Thomas was being held on unrelated charges. An additional $100,000 was added to her bond amount.

Anyone with any information regarding fire related crimes is encouraged to call the Fire Marshal's anonymous tip line at (254)-298-5955.