Tullahoma Businessman Charged With Arson

Christopher Wayne Holman intake photo provided by Coffee County Jail

Christopher Wayne Holman intake photo provided by Coffee County Jail

Christopher Wayne Holman of Tullahoma was arrested Tuesday night on a charge of arson. He allegedly set fire to his own business.
Holman, 33, of South Polk Street was charged after a fire at Wayne’s Radiator located 710 South Polk Street.
Warrants obtained by Tullahoma Police Detective Tyler Hatfield indicate that Holman may have poured gasoline on the floor of the building and ignited it.
According to Tullahoma Fire Chief Richard Shasteen, firefighters were able to contain the fire and extinguish it within about 15 minutes. The fire chief said that the fire was contained to the area where it was set.
An investigation determined that an accelerant was found in the area of the fire.
Holman is being held in the Coffee County Jail under a $50,000 bond. He is to appear in Coffee County General Sessions Court Sept. 3.