Woman arrested in connection to 12th Street and Maryland Avenue apartment fire

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Posted at 9:49 PM, May 08, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-09 01:21:35-04

PHOENIX — A woman has been arrested in connection to an apartment fire near 12th Street and Maryland Avenue.

Police have arrested 38-year-old Deja Clayton after she allegedly started a fire in a storage unit at the apartment complex that then spread to multiple cars Friday morning.

No injuries were reported in relation to the fire, but six people were displaced.

Clayton faces one count of arson, one count of assault and two counts of transport violations.