Mother, Daughter Among Five Arrested For Arson In Fort Worth

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

FORT WORTH (CBS 11 NEWS) – The Fort Worth Fire Department Arson and Bomb Squad said five people, ages 17 to 39,  have been arrested for a series of car fires set in the Ryan Place neighborhood over the weekend.  Investigators say one of those arrested helped commit the arsons as her eight-year-old son watched on.  Fire investigators say tips from the public were crucial in making the arrests.

(credit: CBS 11 News) (credit: CBS 11 News)

“Three of the arrests were the result of witness information,” said Chief Raymond Hill with the Arson and Bomb Squad.  “Two of the arrests were the results of interrogation. Both of the vehicles seen on the security cameras were confirmed to have participated in the arson fires.”

Investigators say surveillance images were crucial in tying the suspected arsonists to two cars seen fleeing the scene of the fires. Investigators say a mom and two of her children…

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