Md. Woman Hurt In House Fire She Allegedly Set

EMMITSBURG (AP) — Investigators say a house fire in Emmitsburg was deliberately set by the woman who lived there.

Frederick County authorities say Denise Ruggiero, 42, set the fire, which was reported shortly after 5 a.m. Tuesday.

They say Ruggiero is being treated for smoke inhalation at the University of Maryland Medical Center’s Shock Trauma unit in Baltimore.

(Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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