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Woman arrested in connection with apartment fire that displaced 21

Updated December 5, 2023 - 5:05 pm

A woman was arrested in connection with an apartment fire that displaced 21 people Monday morning.

Mariza Arteaga Muller, 41, is facing charges of first-degree arson and making a false statement to obstruct a public officer in connection to the fire, according to the Clark County Fire Department.

Investigators determined the fire was caused by arson, the department said in a news release Tuesday afternoon. The cost of damage is estimated at $2 million.

Contact Taylor Lane at tlane@reviewjournal.com.

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