Knoxville man arrested in suspected Western Heights arson

By: Michael Grider Email
By: Michael Grider Email

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WVLT) -- Knoxville Fire Investigators arrested a Knoxville man accused of setting fire to a Western Heights apartment early Tuesday morning.

Knoxville Fire Captain Brent Seymour tells Volunteer TV that Joshua Tyler Webb, 21, faces simple arson charges.

Investigators believe Webb started the fire than burned and apartment in the building he lived in. He was arrested across the street where he was staying with his child's mother.

Investigators are working to see if Webb is connected to another fire that burned in the same Western Heights apartment complex last week.

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