A woman has been arrested on arson charges in connection with a fire at a Hill apartment house in November.
The fire occurred on Nov. 22 at 4 Commerce Street.
At the time of the fire, four people were inside their apartments and were able to self-evacuate without incident, according to a Dept. of Safety press release sent out Monday.
Police arrested Kathy Canfield, 60, on Friday on a New Hampshire Fire Marshal's Office arrest warrant. She was charged with felony arson and misdemeanor breach of bail conditions and is being held at the Merrimack County House of Corrections on no bail pending her arraignment.
intentional set fires cause over 400 deaths, 1,300 injuries, and $1.3 billion dollars in direct property damage annually, according to fire officials.
Anyone with additional information is requested to contact the NH State Fire Marshal's Office - Bureau of Investigations at 603-223-4289.