Louisiana woman accused of setting fire to home with 3 kids inside
KPLC / Jefferson Davis Parish
The Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office said agents arrested Mandy Rochelle, 31, on one count of aggravated arson.

via WGNO:

JENNINGS, La. (WGNO) -- A Louisiana woman is in custody, accused of setting on fire the house she was renting with her three children inside.

The Jennings Fire Department responded to a call about a residential fire just after 9 p.m. on Monday in Jennings.

The Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office said agents arrested Mandy Rochelle, 31, on one count of aggravated arson.

The Fire Marshal’s Office said after the fire was extinguished, investigators said there were multiple areas of origin and that the fires were intentionally set.

KPLC reports at the time of the fire, the home was occupied by Rochelle and her three children, ages 12, 9 and 6.

Investigators learned Rochelle and her estranged husband had an argument prior to the fire, but the husband left before the fire began. No one was injured in the fire.

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