Woman Arrested After Starting A Fire In A Bathroom


There were customers and employees inside the building when the fire began


Boonsboro, Md. (DG) – A Clear Spring woman has been charged with arson after setting a fire inside of a Sheetz store in Washington County.

The Maryland State Fire Marshal‘s Office arrested April Love on charges of arson and malicious burning.

Officials say on June 15, 2020 at 8:30 PM, a fire was discovered inside of a Sheetz bathroom on National Pike in Boonsboro. Investigators determined that Love set fire to items inside of a trash can and left the store. There were other customers and employees inside of the building when the fire started.

There were no injuries and damage is estimated at $500. Love is currently being held at the Washington County Detention Center without bond.