Man who drove flaming trailer through Kaufman County arrested

The driver known as "Rocket Man" on social media for pulling a flaming trailer has been arrested, according to the Kaufman County Fire Marshal's Office.

Video showed the man driving through Kaufman County on July 31, causing at least three grassfires. 

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The driver involved unhitched the burning trailer on a bridge and fled the scene before authorities arrived to put out the flames.


Jeffery Furr (Source: Kaufman County)

The suspected driver, Jeffrey Furr was a wanted fugitive for arson at the time of the incident. He was arrested 100 miles away in Hood County.

The 43-year-old was named one of Kaufman County's most wanted.