Woman arrested in intentionally set Topeka nursing home fire

Tamisha Brown

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) – Authorities have arrested a woman accused of intentionally setting fire to a Topeka nursing home.

The Topeka Capital-Journal reports that the Topeka Fire Department responded to the fire around 1:45 p.m. Sunday at Providence Living Center. Fire crews evacuated the building and extinguished the fire, which began in one of the rooms within the multi-person facility. No one was hurt.

The suspect, identified as Tamisha Brown,  was booked into jail on suspicion of aggravated arson. She is being held without bond. No charges were immediately filed.

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