On Dec. 10, 2020 the Longview Fire Department responded to 1101 Pine Tree Road for a reported outside fire. The fire was spreading towards a church located on the property.
The fire was extinguished but not before doing significant damage to the vegetation and an open field. While on scene, the Deputy Fire Marshal was notified that there were video cameras that had recorded the fire.
The Deputy Fire Marshal was able to identify the suspect, identified as Ambi Reche Pitman of Longview. An arrest warrant was obtained, and Pitman was arrested for arson.