WHITE TOWNSHIP, NJ (Warren County) – A woman is facing an arson charge for allegedly setting a fire to an apartment in White Township, according to Warren County Prosecutor James Pfeiffer.
Jennifer L. Lammond, 47, who resides at 421 Route 46, was charged on April 19 with one count of second-degree arson for purposely setting fire to a building or structure, Pfeiffer said.
The fire was reported at 7:56 a.m. at 5 Acres Flea Market, located at 421 Route 46, in White Township.
A local firefighter rescued Lammond who was hanging out of a window during the fire. She was then transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital.
The investigation revealed that Lammond purposely set fire to an apartment above the Five Acres Flea Market, Pfeiffer said.
The charge follows an investigation by Warren County Prosecutor’s Office Major Crimes Unit, New Jersey State Police, Warren County Fire Marshall and State of New Jersey Fire Marshall, Pfeiffer said.
Lammond has not been served with the complaint at this time and the investigation is ongoing, Pfeiffer said.
The second-degree crime is punishable by up to ten years New Jersey State Prison.