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Kittanning woman charged with arson in Kittanning Township house fire

Madasyn Czebiniak
| Tuesday, November 14, 2017 8:03 p.m

State police charged a Kittanning woman with setting fire to a residence in Kittanning Township on Saturday, causing $100,000 worth of damage and killing a cat.

Rebicca McElroy, 32, of Kittanning faces charges of arson, criminal mischief and cruelty to animals in connection with the incident, police said.

The blaze broke out at 2:10 p.m. in a residence on Hard Tack Road.

Police said McElroy had been temporarily living at the residence with family members, who were not home at the time.

The blaze resulted in $100,000 worth of damage to the structure and belongings and killed one pet cat and seriously injured another, police said.

Madasyn Czebiniak is a Tribune-Review staff writer. Reach her at 724-226-4702, or via Twitter @maddyczebstrib.

Madasyn Czebiniak is a Tribune-Review staff reporter. You can contact Madasyn at 412-320-7822, or via Twitter .

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