Stafford woman charged with arson

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RICHMOND, Va. (WRIC) – The Stafford County Sheriff’s Office have charged a 38-year-old Stafford woman for starting a fire in a townhome early Tuesday morning.

Deputies were already on the scene at the 00 block of Oak Drive for a disturbance call, but crews with Stafford County Fire and Rescue responded at 1:45 a.m. on Tuesday morning for a reported structure fire.

An investigation found a small fire had been intentionally set in a bedroom closet on the second floor of the residence. Damage from the flames did not go beyond the contents of the closet.

Daysi Salmeron, 38, was charged with burning a structure and is being held without bond at the Rappahannock Regional Jail.

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