A string of fires in Lubbock prompted a quick investigation into the incident before a suspect was soon arrested. On Wednesday, July 20, the Lubbock Fire Department was dispatched starting at 3:45 p.m. to multiple fires in a relatively close area to one another. The fires were discovered on many residents fences and in alley dumpsters.

KAMC news reports that the fires ranged from the 2000 block of 38th Street to the 1700 block of 44th Street. A woman suspected of starting the string of fires was soon located. 33-year-old Yvette Hernandez was arrested and booked into the Lubbock County Detention Center.

Hernandez was charged with:

  • Six separate charges of Arson
  • Arson of Habitation or Place of Worship
  • Arson Reckless Damage of a Building Recklessly Causing Bodily Injury or Death
  • Possession of a Controlled Substance

Lubbock Fire and Rescue asks anyone with information in regards to the fires to contact the Fire Marshal's Office at 806-775-2646.

As per the publishing of this article Hernandez remains in the Lubbock County Detention Center on a combined bond totaling $125,000 but due to the Possession of a Controlled Substance charge is currently on hold without bond. If convicted on all charges Hernandez could face anywhere from two years to life in prison.

Lubbock's Mugshot Monday July 10 - July 16, 2023

39 mugshots people arrested July 10 - July 16, 2023

LOOK! This Amazing Victorian Farmhouse Near Lubbock Is For Sale

This 3-year-old Victorian Farmhouse is located just minutes from Lubbock. Meaning you've got room to enjoy and you are away from the hassle of the city, but close enough to get things done. This house is a dream home for someone wanting an older style home with personality, a wrap around porch, a big red barn, and a large fenced back yard. Check out the pictures. For more information contact Wright Realty and Design.

9 Country Stars Who Grew Up Rich

The son of a rock star, the daughter of a famous actor, a son of a car dealer and two wealth managers' kids are among the country artists listed below. These nine country stars grew up rich, but that doesn't mean they didn't work hard to get where they are today.

More From News/Talk 95.1 & 790 KFYO