Woman charged in Raleigh house fire

Tyesha Michelle Page (Wake County Sheriff's Office)

February 26, 2013 9:15:44 AM PST
A Raleigh woman is facing charges after she allegedly set a house on fire.

The fire happened just before 1 p.m. Monday in the 2100 block of Shenandoah Road near Lake Wheeler Road.

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Flames could be seen shooting out of the front windows and the roof of the one-story brick home when firefighters arrived.

According to an incident report, it took almost 30 firefighters about 30 minutes to get the blaze under control. Around 75 percent of the home was destroyed.

Authorities said five people lived in the house, but none of them were injured. The Red Cross is currently assisting the family.

According to reports, the homeowner's daughter allegedly started the blaze following a domestic dispute.

Tyesha Michelle Page, 22, was arrested at the house and charged with second-degree arson and burning personal property.

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