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Elma woman accused of setting her house on fire

An Elma woman was transported to Providence St. Peter Hospital in Olympia July 3 after allegedly setting her house on fire, the Grays Harbor County Sheriff’s Office reported.

Deputies and firefighters from Grays Harbor Fire District 5 responded to a home located on the 4800 block of State Route 12, south of Elma, at about 6:30 p.m. Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire quickly, before the home sustained very much damage. The woman, who has a history of mental illness, wasn’t injured but was transported to the hospital for evaluation.