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Woman charged in Nashua fire that involved rescue of four
NASHUA – A woman is under arrest, charged with reckless conduct for discarding a lit cigarette in a second-floor hallway of a Beard Street apartment house, trapping four people — including herself — who then had to be rescued by firefighters.
Maliea Martin, 25, who has no fixed address, is accused of causing the Jan. 24 fire at 5 Beard St. that trapped her, another adult and two children ages 2 and 3. The four were hanging out a second-floor window when firefighters arrived on scene just after midnight.
Police said Martin tossed a lit cigarette onto some flammable materials in the hallway. The subsequent fire blocked her and the others from going out that door and forced them to the window.
Martin was held on $15,000 cash/surety bail pending arraignment in 9th Circuit Court, Nashua District Division.
The reckless conduct charge is a class B felony punishable by up to seven years in prison.
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