Northumberland County fire determined to be arson

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(WBRE/WYOU) — Two women are in custody in Northumberland County Wednesday night on arson charges.

23-year-olds Michelle Rhoads and Misty Dunbar were taken into custody Wednesday afternoon. Both women are accused of starting the fire that set two homes ablaze Tuesday morning on North Walnut Street in Mount Carmel.

Both women face several charges, the worst being attempted murder. One of the homes was destroyed and the other was heavily damaged.

Luckily, no one was hurt.

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