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Woman From Springfield Charged with Arson in Fire That Destroyed a Home

A woman from Springfield has been charged with second degree arson in connection with a fire that destroyed a home in February, 2023.

Alicia Smith is accused of setting the fire after an altercation with a resident of the home.

Smith told investigators the resident assaulted her and then started the fire, but later admitted she started it.

Smith does not yet have a court date set.