Woman Arrested, Charged With Arson In Connection With House Fire

After an investigation, the Grand Junction Fire Department has determined that a fire, which caused $100,000 in damage to a home in grand junction, was intentionally started. Officials believe the fire on March 21st was set by Lisa McKenzie, 36.

Officials say they couldn't find any natural or accidental causes for the fire which led them to believe McKenzie had started it. After further investigation they determined she did.
McKenzie is in custody at the Mesa County Lail and faces charges of first degree arson and criminal mischief.

The fire took place at 2998 Red Willow Drive. Firefighters say they found fire and smoke coming from the roof of the home and used a hose line to knock the flames down quickly.

McKenzie was the only person home at the time of the fire and was able to get out without injury.

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