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Lincoln woman accused of setting several small fires

Lincoln Fire & Rescue
Lincoln Fire & Rescue(Ryan Swanigan (KOLN))
Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 10:09 AM CDT
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LINCOLN, Neb. (KOLN) - A Lincoln woman was arrested and is accused of setting several small fires on Monday.

A Lincoln Police Officer saw a fire near Sun Valley Boulevard and Charleston Street around 9:30 p.m. A passerby reported seeing someone walking away from the fire. Lincoln Fire and Rescue responded and put out the fire.

Not long after, someone reported a fire at Oak Lake Park. LFR and LPD observed a couple other small fires and extinguished them.

Heather Wilson, 41, was contacted near the fire. Police found she had lighters with her.

Wilson was arrested for 3rd degree arson. There was about $100 in damage caused to grass.

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