PLYMOUTH (CBS) — A woman has been arrested after fire officials say she set a fire in one of the oldest churches in New England.

Firefighters responded to a fire alarm at the First Parish Church in Town Square shortly after 6:30p.m. Sunday.

Officials said a woman inside had put items in the front entryway of the church and set them on fire. The woman allegedly threw items at responders.

According to the parish’s Facebook page, the woman had been hiding inside the church after Sunday’s service.

The fire caused some damage to the foyer carpeting. No one was hurt.




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