Volunteer firefighter accused of arson

August 2, 2008 6:07:20 PM PDT
A former volunteer firefighter is accused of setting a fire in the City of South Houston, then dispatching firefighters to it.Alirio Arteaga, 20, is charged with arson. Investigators say he set a number of pallets on fire at a business on Sherman Street and Pennsylvania back in mid-July. South Houston police say Arteaga went back to the business the next day, apologizing for what he did.

Arteaga is scheduled to be in court in a couple of weeks.

You can read more about the investigation in our Houston Community Newspaper partner, the Pasadena Citizen.

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