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Former employee arrested on multiple arson charges following fire at trucking company

Officials in West Virginia say that a former trucking company employee has been arrested in connection with a fire that caused tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage to property.

Elwood “Lynn” Hebb, 45, turned himself into police custody on June 3rd, 2021, following a 13 month investigation by the West Virginia State Fire Marshal’s Office and the West Virginia State Police into a fire at Anytime Trucking Company in Elkins, West Virginia.

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Hebb was formerly employed by Anytime Trucking.

The fire occurred on May 25, 2020 and resulted in almost $60,000 in damages to property.

Hebb has been charged with one count of first-degree arson, three counts of third-degree arson, one count of burning insured property, and one count of conspiracy, officials say.

Hebb is being held on a $100,000 cash-only bond at the Tygart Valley Regional Jail.

The investigation into the fire is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call the West Virginia State Fire Incident Hotline at (800) 233-FIRE / (800) 233-3473.