Woman Arrested for Arson After Allegedly Setting House on Fire in Centralia 


The Riverside Fire Authority responded to a fully involved structure fire on East Third Street in Centralia Thursday, and Centralia police say a resident of the home is responsible for the blaze. 

Rhonda K. Conner, 55, of Centralia, was arrested after confessing to intentionally setting her house on fire, according to the Centralia Police Department. 

She was scheduled to make an appearance in Lewis County Superior Court for a charge of arson Friday afternoon. 

The Chehalis Fire Department also responded to the fire, which had fully engulfed the home in the 700 block of E Third Street at the corner of Madrona Avenue by the time firefighters arrived at about 12:30 p.m.  

The home was located a short distance from Gold Street. 

This story will be updated.