Fire Marshal Releases Reports on Lexington Fires

| January 24, 2013
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The Missouri State Fire Marshal’s Office has released the reports detailing the cause of five fires that later led to the arrest of Shawna Jobe, 38.  According to records obtained by KMZU News on Thursday, fire crews responded to Jobe’s residence in Lexington on three separate occasions in 2012, one each in April, May, and July.  The State Fire Marshal conducted two investigations into a pair of fires at the First Baptist Church in Lexington in July and August.  Both blazes, only eight days apart, were started in vehicles owned by Jobe.  She is currently charged with three counts of arson and one count each of making a false report and theft/stealing.  Jobe is currently being held on $100,000 bond and will next appear in court for a plea/trial setting on February 4th at 10:00 a.m.

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