Investigators: Ex-girlfriend set man's house on fire
Gennifer Simmons charged with arson
The ex-girlfriend of a Pasadena man has been accused of setting his house on fire.
Gennifer Simmons has been charged with arson of a habitation.
On Sunday, just before 7 p.m., Pasadena firefighters went to a house fire in the 1400 block of Middle Park Street.
When firefighters arrived, they found heavy smoke coming from the rear of the house, investigators said.
Witnesses said they saw a woman leave the scene right before the fire, investigators said.
The fire had been intentionally set in one of the back bedrooms, investigators said.
Simmons was arrested a short time later.