April 23, 2024
Crime scene tape. Courtesy FBI

A lady has been arrested on suspicion of beginning a fireplace at that engulfed a number of garages at an condo advanced in unincorporated El Cajon.

Mavis Williams, 43, had beforehand been named as a suspect by regulation enforcement.

Firefighters from the Heartland, San Miguel, and Lakeside departments together with deputies from the Lakeside Sheriff’s Substation obtained a number of studies Thursday night a few fireplace at an condo advanced on the 400 block of East Bradley Avenue, based on regulation enforcement.

Firefighters discovered a row of 14 garages, which have been indifferent from the condo advanced however on the property, engulfed in flames. The blaze took greater than an hour to extinguish, stated Detective Dan Wilson of the division’s Bomb/Arson Unit.

Simply earlier than 1:30 a.m. Sunday, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Division obtained a name with details about Williams’ whereabouts. She was taken into custody with out incident.

Legislation enforcement stated that Mavis Williams and a number of other different unsheltered individuals have been dwelling within the storage the place the hearth broke out. Williams fled the scene earlier than investigators returned to the placement.

Williams was booked into the Las Colinas Detention and Reentry Facility on fees of recklessly inflicting a fireplace.