Central Maine Woman Charged With Arson Following Thursday Fire
According to a press release from the Maine Department of Public Safety, a Palmyra woman has been charged in connection with an early Thursday morning fire
The press release explains that 44 year old Alison Trask, of Palmyra, has been charged with setting a fire at a home on Warren Hill Road in Palmyra.
While the residence was unoccupied, there was an occupied apartment over the home's garage. Trask reportedly lived there with her boyfriend. Two additional people were in the apartment at the time of the fire.
The press release goes on to say:
Trask was taken into custody Thursday without incident, at the scene, and charged with Arson, Reckless Conduct, and Aggravated Criminal Mischief. Trask is currently on probation for a prior drug offense. She was transported to the Somerset County Jail.
As we understand it, no one was injured in the fire.
Responding departments included Hartland Fire Department, the Canaan Fire Department, St. Albans Fire Department, Pittsfield Fire Department, Detroit Fire Department, Newport Fire Department, Corinna Fire Department, and Dexter Fire Department.
*All suspects are considered innocent until they are found guilty in a court of law*
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