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Paterson Woman Charged with Setting Building on Fire


Passaic County authorities said based upon an investigation by the Passaic County Prosecutor’s Office, the Paterson Police Department, and the Paterson Fire Department, Erin Micco, 29, of Paterson was arrested in relation to an investigation that began the same day.

Ms. Micco was charged with two counts of Aggravated Arson, Second Degree.

According to police, at approximately 8:41 A.M. today, police and fire officials responded to a two-alarm fire at a vacant two-and-a-half story residence located at 13 Pearl Street in the City of Paterson.

Police say the fire also caused damage to the residence located at 15 Pearl Street, but it did not result in the displacement of any residents at that location.

There were no injuries.

Police say based on the joint investigation, Ms. Micco was charged.

Ms. Micco will appear at Central Judicial Processing Court on Wednesday, November 18.