Denham Springs man arrested for trailer fire
Press Release from the State Fire Marshal:
LIVINGSTON PARISH (September 21, 2020)- The State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFM) has arrested a Denham Springs man for setting fire to a trailer his sister was allowing him to stay in.
Josh Beddingfield, 36, was booked into the Livingston Parish Jail on one count of Simple Arson.
In the late morning hours of August 13, Livingston Parish Fire District 5 contacted the SFM to request assistance determining the origin and cause of a recreational travel trailer fire located on Linder Road.
Firefighters reported encountering the occupant, Beddingfield, who admitted to them he set the fire.
After an assessment of the scene, investigators determined the fire was intentionally set.
Upon his release from medical care, Beddingfield was taken into custody.
(Booking Photo Courtesy LPSO)