Arson investigation underway in Big Spring

Arson investigation underway in Big Spring

BIG SPRING, TX (KWES/KBYG) - An arson investigation is underway following a morning house fire in Big Spring.

Our media partner, KBYG, is reporting the fire broke out this morning just after 8:30 a.m. at 21st Street and Runnels Street.

Officials say everyone in the house made it out safely.

Fire crews were able to extinguish the fire but not before a firefighter was injured.

The firefighter was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.

Police are asking for the public's help with any information related to the incident.

Authorities said because a firefighter was injured, the arson charge could be raised to a first degree felony.

If you have any information, contact the Big Spring Fire Marshal's Office at (432) 264-2305.?

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