Woman Accused Of Intentionally Setting Fire To Kill Family Of Six In Port Jervis

  • Source: White Plains Daily Voice
  • Published: 01/27/2022 12:00 AM

A Hudson Valley woman has been charged with six counts of attempted murder for allegedly intentionally setting multiple fires inside an apartment house with the intent of killing the occupants. Orange County resident Dawn Hulse, age 50, of Port Jervis, was arrested on Tuesday, Jan. 25 for the incident which took place earlier in the morning. According to City of Port Jervis Police Chief William Worden, around 12:20 a.m., the Port Jervis City Police and Fire departments responded to a fire alarm activation at a two-family home located at 156 Jersey Avenue in the City of Port Jervis. Police officers arrived on the scene and found heavy smoke and fire coming from the downstairs apartment while occupants consisting of three adults and three children, from the second-floor apartment were seen evacuating the residence.


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