LUBBOCK, Texas — The Lubbock Police Department provided an update Monday evening after a person was found injured following a house fire. A second person was arrested.

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The female victim was in critical but stable condition, LPD said.

The person was found outside the house Monday afternoon at 106th Street and Elgin Avenue, Lubbock Fire Rescue said.

A photojournalist at scene reported EMS took one patient. The photojournalist also reported the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives also responded.


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Lubbock Fire Rescue was called at about 1:40. LFR immediately called for help from Lubbock Police and LPD confirmed there was a “domestic disturbance” right before the fire.

After this story was initially published, LFR provided an update and said the injured person was not inside the house when firefighters arrived.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.