UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WJZ) — Prince George’s County police arrested a 25-year-old woman after investigators say she set her mother’s mobile home on fire.
Amanda Hooker has been charged with first and second-degree arson and first and second-degree malicious burning in this case.READ MORE: Mayor Scott Calls Supreme Court Gun Decision ‘Asinine’ After Highland Park Mass Shooting
After receiving two 911 calls about a fire and woman destroying her mother’s property, emergency crews responded to a mobile park on Marlboro Pike a little before 1 a.m.READ MORE: Baltimore County Officials Seek Source Of E. Coli Contamination Found In Cox’s Point Park
Responding firefighters saw flames coming from the mobile home. The fire was extinguished without incident after causing an estimated $80,000 in damages.
After determining Hooker was the cause of the fire, investigators arrested her and took her to the Department of Corrections in Upper Marlboro.MORE NEWS: Maryland Weather: Severe Storms Prompt Tornado Warnings, Leave Damage