Man charged with arson in Zephyrhills

Last Updated: Friday, March 17, 2017, 12:36 PM EDT

The Pasco County Sheriff's Office has identified the man charged in a mobile home fire early Thursday morning. 

  • Man charged with arson in Zephyrhills
  • Fire rescue called out to home around 2 a.m.
  • Suspect admitted to setting fire

Salvador Farias Jr. was arrested Thursday and charged with one count arson and three violations of domestic violence. 

Farias admitted to setting the house on fire Thursday after fire crews arrived. 

Officials said Farias has a domesctic violence injunction against someone who lives inside the home. 

Pasco Fire Rescue was called out around 2 a.m. to a home on Dar Lane in Zephyrhills. When crews arrived they said the mobile home was engulfed in flames.

Seventeen trucks from Pasco Fire Rescue responded to the scene. Officials said downed power lines and limited water resources made it difficult for crews to get the fire under control.

Officials said no one was injured in the fire and the home is a total loss.