Durham woman charged with arson

May 28, 2008 7:47:16 AM PDT
A Durham woman has been charged with first degree arson after an apartment fire Tuesday morning. The blaze broke out around 9:30 a.m. in the 1200-block of East Lawson Street.

The fire was contained to the first floor bedroom of the apartment according to fire officials. No injuries were reported.

Tina Faye Edwards was arrested at the scene by Durham Police officers.

The apartment sustained smoke and water damage. Total monetary damages to the apartment are still being assessed by the department.