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One arrested for fire near McCormick Road

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Source: Randall County Sheriff's Office Source: Randall County Sheriff's Office
RANDALL COUNTY, TX (KFDA) -

One person is behind bars after officials ruled Friday's fire in Randall County an arson.

A total of 45 acres were burned, and at least five abandoned and vacant trailer houses were destroyed in the blaze.

Witnesses told officials that Ryan Matthew Cravy, 35, had been seen around the camper where the fire began.

According to deputies, Cravy returned to the scene around 5:30 p.m. and claimed he was a federal marshal, disregarding the road barricades that were in place.

He was stopped by deputies and arrested for impersonating a public servant and disregarding a traffic control device.

Officials say Cravy was also in possession of methamphetamine.

Cravy was also charged with arson after officials reviewed video evidence.

He was booked into the Randall County Jail.

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No injuries were reported.

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