One arrested in Gridley arson fire

May 11, 2016 4:11 PM by Linda Watkins-Bennett

Cal Fire investigators have made an arrest in connection with an arson fire in Gridley .
22 year old Jose Antonio Negrete is charged with setting the fire at 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 9th.
A 911 call brought firefighters to the burning home, on the 900 block of Alexander Avenue.
They arrived to find a renovated barn, which contained two residences and a shop, fully involved in flames.
Four people living there managed to escape unharmed.
Negrete is charged with two counts of arson, and is jailed on $325 thousand dollars bail.


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