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Harris County Fire Marshal's Office
News Release
Saturday, December 30, 2017

Man Arrested for Arson for Fire Injuring Mother

Harris County -- Early this morning, Harris County fire investigators filed arson charges on Louis Vasquez (DOB 1/12/91) for his involvement in a fire at the a residence in the 16000 block of Red Oak, Channelview, TX, which occurred on Dec. 30.
“Channelview Fire Department requested fire investigators at approximately 1:35 a.m. to assist with a residential fire,” said Public Information Officer Rachel Moreno. “Investigators determined the defendant used an open flame to set a couch on fire.”

Vasquez’s mother received second degree burns escaping the fire, and is currently at Memorial Herman. An adult male and two juveniles were also able to escape the fire. The defendant is currently booked in the Harris County Jail.

The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office Investigations Division is responsible for fire, arson, and explosion investigations in unincorporated Harris County.

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