2 accused of apartment fire

HOUSTON - Two people were arrested in connection with a fire at a west Houston apartment last week.

The Houston Fire Department said Xavier McKnight, 19, and a 16-year-old were in custody for starting a fire at 14814 Perthshire Road at the Sheffield Square apartments on Feb. 13 at 3 p.m.

Both were charged with felony arson.

Arson investigators are working to determine if the suspects are connected to other fires in the area.

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