(KGTV) — A Maryland woman is accused of sparking a massive apartment fire because she was upset over her then-boyfriend.
Prince George’s County firefighters arrived at an apartment complex engulfed in flames on Sept. 17 just before 3:30 p.m. The 3-alarm fire took crews nearly 2 hours to extinguish.
About 130 residents were displaced and four buildings were damaged, causing an estimated $2.2 million in damages.
Natasha Ciara Joyner, 32, was arrested Thursday and charged with multiple counts of arson and reckless endangerment, according to Prince George’s County Fire Department .
Officials alleged Joyner had set the fire because she was upset with an ex-boyfriend. The woman reportedly used a lighter to ignited bedsheets in a unit, according to the Washington Post .
Additional charges against Joyner are pending.