Duo Arrested For Insurance Fraud And Arson That Injured Firefighter

 Monday, July 3, 2017

 Houston Chronicle

Two men are behind bars accused of intentionally setting fire to their home near Magnolia earlier this month. One firefighter was injured battling the blaze when he fell through a hole in the second floor. Two men are behind bars after authorities believe they intentionally set fire to their home near Magnolia earlier this month that injured a firefighter who fell through a hole in the second floor. Jeffery Dontrell Townsend, 31, and Demetrius Nellum, 33, were arrested Tuesday for the early morning fire. They are charged with first-degree felony arson and felony insurance fraud. The fire was reported by a passing driver around 4 a.m. July 17 in the 2100 block of Coe Lane — hours after Townsend and Nellum packed up their personal items from the home and checked into a hotel, investigators said.
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