The Barry County Sheriff’s Office was called to assist the Hastings Fire Department with a suspicious structure fire in Carlton Township Monday evening.
Once on scene witnesses told Deputies they believed a female subject started the fire intentionally. Sergeant Frazer of the Sheriff’s office said that after an investigation, a 35 year old female was arrested and lodged at the Barry County Jail for Arson.
There was no one in the building at the time of the fire and there were no reported injuries. The incident is still under investigation.
The Hastings Fire Department was assisted by Freeport Fire Department, Woodland Fire Department, Mercy Ambulance, and Barry County Central Dispatch