Woman arrested for allegedly setting trash fire that damaged power lines Monday
BATON ROUGE - A woman was arrested after she allegedly set fire to a trash pile that ended up damaging power lines.
The Baton Rouge Fire Department said Crystal Roberts, 45, intentionally set a piece of paper on fire before throwing it into a pile of furniture and trash at a home off Geronimo Street. It happened around 2 p.m. Monday.
The resulting fire damaged power lines and caused $1,500 in other damages.
Roberts was arrested for simple arson.
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