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HOUSTON A woman accused of setting her husband s clothing on fire and burning an apartment has been arrested and charged with arson, according to the Harris County Fire Marshal s Office.

Chakira Allison‐Ateba allegedly set her husband s clothes on fire at the 14600 block of Ella Boulevard in northwest Harris County on March 18.

The suspect told arson investigators that she put her husband s clothes in the fireplace and burned them because she was angry, said Lieutenant Dean Hensley with the Harris County Fire Marshal s Office.

Investigators said the apartment sustained fire, smoke and water damage.

Allison-Ateba turned herself in to the Fire Marshal s Office Wednesday and has been booked into the Harris County Jail.

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