PARIS – The State Fire Marshal’s Office charged a Fryeburg woman Thursday with two counts of arson after discovering that she set fire to her old house in Stow on March 11.

Sara Neddenriep Photo courtesy of the Oxford County Jail

Steve McCausland, spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety, said that Sara Neddenriep, 46, formerly from 1092 Stow Road, was arrested Thursday at a friend’s house in Fryeburg and taken to Oxford County Jail.

She was held on $50,000 cash bail and will make an initial appearance at South Paris District Court on Friday.

McCausland said that Neddenriep had lived at her house in Stow with her 16-year old daughter before setting the fire.

No one was injured during the fire, but the house was destroyed.

McCausland said that the State Fire Marshal’s Office was assisted by the Fryeburg Police Department during the arrest, and that the Saco Valley Fire Association and mutual aid fire departments responded to the fire March 11.

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