OWEGO, N.Y. (WENY) - Tioga County Sheriff's Officers arrested an Owego man and a Nichols woman for Arson after allegedly creating an explosion that damaged a building and sent one person to the hospital.

Police say 39 year old Amanda Hazard and 29 year old Nicholas Whitmarsh set off large mortar-style fireworks inside a home on Hill Street, leaving one person with non-life threatening injuries.

Hazard and Whitmarsh have been charged with Arson, Criminal Mischief and Reckless Endangerment

Both were issued appearance tickets for a January 17th court date and released.