Police Woman set mobile home on fire

first_imgA woman rescued from a mobile home fire north of La Center on Tuesday night intentionally set the fire, according to the Clark County Sheriff’s Office.Cindy Jo Clem, 50, was distraught over a recent break-up and called her former live-in boyfriend to say she had lit their home on fire and made threats to perish in the fire, the sheriff’s office said.Her former boyfriend called 911, sending deputies and firefighters with Clark County Fire & Rescue to the blaze at the double wide mobile home, 4517 N.E. 372nd St., just before 9:30 p.m., according to authorities.Deputy Eric Cramer was the first on scene, where he observed smoke coming from the eaves and doorways. Cramer breached the door and heard a woman’s voice inside, the sheriff’s office said.He was unable to enter because of the billowing smoke, but was able to let firefighters know about the situation.“He had heard someone inside the house and identified the part of the house where he thought they were,” said Tim Dawdy, spokesman for Clark County Fire & Rescue. “He really helped us a lot.”last_img read more