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Homeowner arrested for New Year's Eve fire
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CITRUS HEIGHTS, CA -A local woman is under arrest for intentionally lighting her home on fire Friday, according to authorities.

Sacramento Metro firefighters were called to 5513 Cedar Creek Way at about 3:30 p.m. where they found smoke and flames roaring through a Citrus Heights home. Crews were able to quickly get the fire under control, but not before it caused significant damage.

According to Sacramento Metro Fire Captain, Christian Pebbles investigators were able to determine the New Year's blaze had been intentionally set.

Fire investigators were able to pinpoint the origin of the fire and with the help of Citrus Heights Police officers concluded the owner of the home, Amy Gail Silva was responsible for starting the fire, said Pebbles.

Silva was taken into custody and charged with arson.

Damage to the home is estimated at $50,000.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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