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Charges filed against woman for setting home on fire

Charges filed against woman for setting home on fire



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WEST VALLEY CITY -- Formal charges are now filed against a woman who police say admitted lighting her home on fire.

Angela Schwalger admitted on KSL's cameras to setting the fire earlier this month. She now faces a charge of first-degree felony arson for allegedly lighting a couch on fire during an argument with her boyfriend.

The flames spread and caused about $5,000 in damage.

Schwalger is also charged with criminal mischief, intoxication and disorderly conduct.

She is being held in the Salt Lake County jail in lieu of $50,000 bail.

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