An arrest has been made in a suspected arson case out of Williamson County.
According to the Williamson County Sheriff's Office, the fire happened at a home off of County Road 270 near Leander. When deputies arrived on scene around 9 p.m. on the Fourth of July, the house was engulfed in flames.
Structure fire off County Rd 270 near Leander. Preliminary reports point to possible Arson as cause. No known injures. If you have information please contact the Williamson Crime Stoppers 1-800-253-7867. You may remain anonymous. pic.twitter.com/7VlAuu6TB7— Williamson County Sheriff (WilCo) Texas (@SheriffChody) July 5, 2018
Several witnesses told deputies that a man approached the home with a lit tiki torch. It immediately set the house ablaze. The man was identified as 59-year-old Gary Lee Dill.
He was taken into custody and charged with arson.
No known injuries were associated with this incident.