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Maryland- Federalsburg Woman Arrested for Arson

FEDERALSBURG, Md.- Authorities say they have arrested a Federalsburg woman accused of intentionally setting her house on fire for the purpose of committing insurance fraud. 

The Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said the fire was reported shortly after 5 a.m. June 15, 2020, at a home located at 3835 Seippes Road. 

The house was destroyed and caused an estimated $215,000 in damages.

Deputy state fire marshals said the owner, 45-year-old Caitlin Hudson, was quickly identified as a suspect in the investigation, which revealed she intended to make a fraudulent insurance claim after the fire.

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