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Woman charged with setting fire to mobile home in Phenix City

Paula Shehane, 51 (Source: Phenix City Police Department) Paula Shehane, 51 (Source: Phenix City Police Department)
PHENIX CITY, AL (WTVM) -

A woman is behind bars for allegedlysetting fire to a mobile home Saturday afternoon on Magnolia Court in PhenixCity.

Officials tell us the unoccupied home was fully engulfed in flames when policeand fire units arrived.

Witnesses on the scene told investigators they saw a woman on the property earlier in the day. 

Paula Shehane, 51, was later spotted by police and arrestedfor driving under the influence of alcohol. 

An investigation revealed Shehane started the fire. She hasbeen charged with arson and is being held at the Russell County jail.

The case is being investigated by the Phenix City Police Department and theLaDonia Volunteer Fire Department with assistance by the state fire marshal's office.  

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