2 accused of apartment fire

Published On: Feb 20 2013 12:12:33 PM CST   Updated On: Feb 20 2013 05:47:54 PM CST
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.