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Woman arrested for arson at residential care facility in Grants Pass

A fire started in the kitchen around 5:00 a.m. Friday morning

Posted: Mar. 15, 2019 10:19 AM
Updated: Mar. 15, 2019 4:02 PM

GRANTS PASS, Ore.-- Police say a fire at a residential care facility Friday morning was intentionally set. Police arrested Mary McKillop, 66, who lives at the facility. 

The Grants Pass Department of Public Safety says firefighters and police responded to a fire in the kitchen at the facility on Carnahan Drive around 5:00 a.m. Friday.

A person who worked at the facility was able to get the fire under control with a fire extinguisher. No one was injured. 

Fire investigators were able to determine the cause which led to McKillop's arrested. She's facing arson charges. 

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