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Woman Arrested in Connection to Fairfield Fire

By Ellis Codjoe, August 09, 2018

An individual is in trouble with the law after setting fire to a washing machine.

On Tuesday afternoon, authorities were called to the Monroe Apartments in Fairfield. There were reports that a female subject started a fire in the laundry room. The woman was later identified as Jessica Manchester who was arrested and charged with first degree arson.

First degree arson is a class B felony that carries a sentence of up to 25 years, if convicted.

This incident is still under investigation.

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