Man causes late-night grease fire at Sonic Drive-In in Tomball, officials say


HOUSTON – A man is wanted for arson following a fire Tuesday night at fast-food restaurant in northwest Houston, according to the Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office.

The office said a man was caught on video around 11:30 p.m. tampering with a breaker box behind the Sonic Drive-In off of Highway 290 near Becker. Officials said he later turned on a broken deep fryer, causing the grease and the fryer to catch fire.

Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for any information leading to felony charges or arrest of the man in this case. Anyone with tips is asked to call 713-222-TIPS (8477)