MARYSVILLE, Wash. — Police arrested a woman in connection with five fires that started in Marysville in a period of 90 minutes.
The Marysville Fire District says firefighters responded to a blaze at an abandoned home Wednesday afternoon on the 11000 block of State Avenue.
The fire district says about 30 minutes later smoke was seen from a small fire in a wooded area across the street from the house fire.
Fire officials say a total of four fires were discovered in the area with one involving tires and other debris.
Marysville Police commander Robb Lamoureux says officers found a woman nearby who had black soot on her face and hands.
Lamoureux says the 38-year-old woman was booked into jail on a warrant for a reckless burning in a separate incident while an investigation continues.