1 to be charged, 1 displaced after West Lubbock fire result of arson, LFR said

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[Lubbock Fire Rescue crews were on scene of a house fire in the 6200 block of 24th Street on October 6, 2020/ Nexstar staff]

LUBBOCK, Texas– One person was identified to be charged with a crime, and another was displaced after officials said a house fire in West Lubbock was the result of arson.

Just after 9:00 p.m. Tuesday, a call came into dispatch about a neighbor reporting seeing smoke coming from a home in the 6200 block of 24th Street, according to Lubbock Fire Rescue.

LFR said that the house was intentionally lit and fire fighters encountered “very high heat.” However, crews were able to put out the fire and no injuries were reported.

One person was displaced from the home, and LFR said the charges of arson will come soon.

Officials have not yet released the name of the person who was arrested.

The case remained under investigation Wednesday.

UDPATE: Initially, officials said someone was already arrested. Officials gave an update Wednesday and said no arrests come yet but charges are still pending.

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