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A Texas woman was arrested after breaking into her boyfriend’s home and setting it on fire in a fit of rage, police said.

The Bexar County Sheriff’s Office said that on November 20 at approximately 1:45 a.m., the Little Fire Department and the Bexar County Fire Marshal’s Office responded to a call of arson at a home in San Antonio.


The homeowner reported that Senaida Soto, 23, broke into their home, stole several items, and set the house on fire.

According to police, Soto was having an affair with a family member of the housekeeper.

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Police said 20-year-old Senaida Soto set fire to her boyfriend's house, causing more than $50,000 in damage.

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The sheriff’s office said Soto FaceTimed her boyfriend and became upset when another woman picked up her call. The other woman turned out to be a relative of the lover.

However, Soto went to the boyfriend’s house in a rage, broke into the house and set fire to the sofa in the living room, police said.

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While the house was on fire, video was recorded of Soto putting out the fire. The sheriff’s office said the fire spread, engulfing the entire home and causing more than $50,000 in property damage.

According to investigators, “I hope your home is okay,” Soto texted the boyfriend while his house was burning.

The Fire Marshal’s Office assisted the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office in the investigation of the arson.

Soto was arrested Monday and faces felony charges of burglary and arson.