Investigators seek arsonist following Beaumont fire - South Texas, Corpus Christi, Coastal Bend

Investigators seek arsonist following Beaumont fire


The Beaumont Fire Marshal's office is asking for information that would help find the person, or persons, responsible for a Friday-evening fire.

According to a news release issued Saturday morning, the fire happened around 5:30 p.m. Friday in the 5200 block of Sunset in Beaumont.   When firefighters arrived, they found a storage building fully involved with fire.

Firefighters were able to quickly extinguish the fire but the storage building was totally destroyed.

The storage building was located behind a vacant house and there are no injuries.

Fire investigators determined the fire to be deliberate in origin.

Officials ask anyone with information to call the Fire Marshal's office at 409-880-3905 or Crimestoppers at 833-TIPS.