Hagerstown Woman Charged with Arson

Hagerstown Woman Charged with Arson

Officials with the Hagerstown Fire Department responded to 242 Summit Avenue around 9 p.m. Thursday for the report of an intentionally set fire.
HAGERSTOWN, Md. - A Hagerstown woman is facing arson charges after officials say she intentionally set her house on fire. 

Officials with the Hagerstown Fire Department responded to 242 Summit Avenue around 9 p.m. Thursday for the report of an intentionally set fire. Once on the scene, firefighters found the fire had been extinguished by the homeowner. 

Investigators with the Hagerstown City Fire Marshal's office responded to the scene, and following their investigation charged Anne Donlon, 46, with first-degree arson and reckless endangerment. Officers with the Hagerstown Police Department and Washington County Sheriff's Office assisted in finding Donlon after the fire. 

Investigators say this is the second time this week Donlon was involved in a fire incident. They say they responded to another fire at the home on 242 Summit Avenue on Tuesday, Jan. 14. 

Donlon was able to post bond in this case. 

Fire officials say no injuries were reported in the incident, and damages were minimal to the home. 


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