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UPDATE: Tucson woman claims family helped start house fire

Holly Kay Garcia, 50, was arrested on an arson charge following a fire at a home on East Laguna...
Holly Kay Garcia, 50, was arrested on an arson charge following a fire at a home on East Laguna Street in Tucson Friday, June 18.(Pima County Sheriff's Department)
Published: Jun. 18, 2021 at 5:11 PM MST|Updated: Jun. 21, 2021 at 4:40 PM MST
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TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - A Tucson woman admitted to setting two fires inside her midtown home but blamed other blazes on her family.

Holly Kay Garcia, 50, was arrested Friday, June 18, following a fire at a home on East Laguna near First and Glenn.

According to the interim complaint, Garcia tried to keep crews from going inside the burning home and had to be restrained.

Investigators said there were at least four separate fires and Garcia was the only person in or around the home at the time.

According to the court documents, Garcia admitted to using a lighter to set a chair and tissue box ablaze.

She said she didn’t have anything to do with the other fires, and blamed it on her father and sister. She said her family members were at the home with police officers and a crew from a TV series titled Trickery.

A search of IMDB.com, returned no results for a series by that name.

Authorities said the home suffered “significant fire, smoke and water damage.”

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