Woman admits to setting garage on fire


Champaign - A woman could be charged with aggravated arson for a fire last week.


A firefighter fell down a set of stairs when he entered the home on fire in the 1100 block of Lincolnshire Drive, last Tuesday. Jane Bergaman, 67, admitted she lit a rag in the spout of a car's gas tank in the garage and set it on fire. The fire spread into the home.


More serious charges are being considered by the state's attorney.

Current Conditions
  • Current Events