HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WJZ) — A 66-year-old Hagerstown woman was arrested Friday in connection with an arson at a Motel 6.
Diane Susan Webster was arrested and is accused of setting fire to her room by igniting paper and cardboard.READ MORE: Young People Clean Up Behind Area In Baltimore Plagued By Illegal Dumping
The state fire marshal’s office said firefighters were called to the motel in the 1300 block of Massey Boulevard in Hagerstown around 2:35 a.m. Friday after occupants in neighboring rooms saw smoke and a woman running away.READ MORE: Christmas Village Returns To Inner Harbor With Grand Opening Saturday
Officials reportedly found Webster hiding nearby in the weeds.
She is charged with felony first degree arson and reckless endangerment.MORE NEWS: State, Anne Arundel Leaders Tour Annapolis For Small Business Saturday
The fire caused an estimated $2,000 in damage.