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Woman Charged With Arson For Setting Fire To Edgewood Home After Domestic Dispute

EDGEWOOD, Md. (WJZ) -- A woman was charged with arson after she started a fire in an Edgewood home Monday, the Maryland State Fire Marshall's Office said.

Units responded at 10:45 p.m. for a reported house fire at a duplex on the 2000 block of Starr Street, where they found a fire in a bedroom. The residents were able to get out safely and the fire was extinguished within minutes.

Deputies from the Harford County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene for a domestic dispute between 38-year-old Lorraine Winston and other family members. Investigators found that Winston had intentionally set the fire.

Winston was arrested and is charged with first-degree arson, first- and second-degree malicious burning, and reckless endangerment. She is being held without bond.

Officials said the house sustained over $1,000 in damage.

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