A Mexico man is in the Audrain County Jail starting a fire in the garage of a vacant house yesterday morning.
According to Mexico Public Safety it happened in the 900 block of Union.
54 year old Theodore L. Lewis was found in the garage and had been burning household items for warmth.
The fire was put out with no further damage done to the house.
Lewis was found to have 8 outstanding warrants from the Audrain County Circuit Court and was arrested.
No injuries from the incident.