Woman arrested days after arson at Memphis apartment building

Damage from fire at Arbor Creek Trail
Damage from fire at Arbor Creek Trail(MFD)
Published: Sep. 15, 2022 at 5:56 AM CDT|Updated: Sep. 19, 2022 at 4:39 PM CDT
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MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - The U.S. Marshal task force arrested a woman in relation to arson on Sept. 14.

Shaniqua Yates was arrested Sunday, and charged with aggravated arson.

Memphis Fire Department investigated an arson that caused $300,000 worth of damages to an apartment building.

MFD says firefighters responded to the fire on Arbor Creek Trail around 8:52 p.m. and had it under control by 9:21 p.m.

The fire broke out in the front bedroom of one of the units.

No firefighters or civilians were injured.

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