Church Street fire

Investigators with the Killeen Fire Marshal’s Office on Thursday obtained a complaint charging a man with first-degree arson related to the fire on the night of April 27 in the 700 block of West Church Avenue, an official said Thursday.

Elvin Devon Levels turned himself in without incident, said Capt. Chris Mahlstedt with the Fire Marshal’s Office.

By May 1, “investigators with the Killeen Fire Marshal’s Office determined the cause of the fire was intentional,” Mahlstedt said at that time.

The department responded to a residential structure fire with two engines, one ladder truck, one rescue truck, one command vehicle and three EMS vehicles.

“First arriving units found multiple fires within the structure that were extinguished without incident,” Mahlstedt said. “The fire caused extensive heat and smoke damage throughout the structure.”

No injuries were reported and the two occupants relocated with family, officials said.

Emily Hilley-Sierzchula is reporter for the Killeen Daily Herald. Reach her at

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