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Bath Woman Tries to Set Neighbor’s Home on Fire

Bath Woman Tries to Set Neighbor’s Home on Fire

     BATH (WENY) --  A Bath woman was taken into custody after she tried to set her neighbor's house on fire Friday morning.  New York State Police say Heidi Allen started a fire at her own home and then went to a neighbor's house.

     Troopers say Allen had destroyed several items belonging to person who lived there, and told the homeowner she was going to burn the house down.  Officers were able to get her into custody before should could do it.

     The41-year-old has been charged with attempted arson, reckless endangerment and criminal mischief.  Firefighters and local residents were able to put out the fire at Allen's house.