Las Vegas Sun

November 19, 2018

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Woman, 57, arrested on arson charges

A woman who had been sought in connection with a fire in a trash container was arrested Sunday after near the scene of two other fires, Las Vegas Fire & Rescue reported.

The woman, identified in a news release as Margaret Edith Seager, 57, was arrested for two counts of third-degree arson after being spotted at a fire in another trash container. That blaze occurred while firefighters were on the scene of another fire at a vacant nearby building at 15 E. Oakey Blvd.

Officials said the cause of the building fire was under investigation. Seager is scheduled to make a court appearance at 9 a.m. Monday.