Police say suspect in custody after suspected arson in Centerton


9:37 p.m. Update: A suspect is now in custody following the suspected arson fire in Centerton.

James Michael Evans, 38, is facing a felony arson charge and a third-degree assault on a family member charge.

8:37 p.m. Update: Officials say there were no reports of anyone injured at this time.

Update: Centerton Police are now looking for an unnamed suspect responsible for the fire at the 900 block of Sienna Dr.

Officers responded to the scene just after 6 p.m. and are now actively searching for leads on a suspected arson.

Original Story: CENTERTON, Ark. (KFTA) — Centerton Fire Department responded to a call for a house ablaze in Sienna Estates.

Centerton Mayor Bill Edwards commented that the house fire is still active as of 6:25 p.m. and that Sienna Dr. will remain closed for the time being.

This is a developing story, stay with KFTA for updates.

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