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UPDATED: Abilene woman injured in apartment fire arrested for arson

Published On: Jun 06 2014 09:25:35 PM CDT
Updated On: Jun 07 2014 08:06:39 PM CDT

Jocelyn Davis, 35, was arrested during June 2014 for first-degree arson. The fire was in an apartment at the Vogel Apartments in the 2200 block of Vogel Avenue. When firefighters got to the scene they noticed smoke showing and were told no one was in the apartment. Davis reportedly suffered from smoke inhalation.

ABILENE, Texas -

The victim who suffered from smoke inhalation in a Friday night fire has been arrested for arson.

Jocelyn Davis, 35, is currently in the Taylor County Jail for first degree arson.

Her bond is set at $35,000.

Original story:

A fire Friday night in an Abilene apartment sent one woman to the hospital.

The fire was in an apartment at the Vogel Apartments in the 2200 block of Vogel Avenue.

The call about the fire came in about 6:35 p.m. When firefighters got to the scene they noticed smoke showing and were told no one was in the apartment.  As a precaution they always check.

They found a woman inside and got her out but she was suffering from smoke inhalation.

The woman had to be resuscitated and then was taken by ambulance to Hendrick Medical Center.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.