CRIME

Teen Sparked Massive Bronx Fire After Fight With Mom, FDNY Says (PHOTOS)

04/08/2013 09:52 am ET | Updated Jun 08, 2013

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS -- A teenage girl was arrested and charged with arson Saturday night after fire marshals found she set the blaze that left 27 people homeless in the Bronx, officials said.

Princess Martinez, 19, is suspected of setting fire to a mattress in her apartment after getting into a fight with her mother, according to a Fire Department spokesman. Martinez was taken into custody by the FDNY and charged with felony arson, the spokesman said.

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