Prosecutor: Woman set fire to own home in NJ

WATERFORD WORKS, N.J. (WPVI) -- A woman has been charged with arson for allegedly setting fire to the home she shared with her boyfriend.

Jonna Rutterow, 28, was charged with setting the Sunday night fire in the 900 block of Old White Horse Pike in the Waterford Works community.

The Camden County Prosecutor's Office said Rutterow used lighter fluid as an accelerant to set a fire in the bedroom of the house.

Rescuers arrived around 11:45 p.m. to find flames shooting from the roof of the home.

The fire caused 'significant damage' before it was extinguished, investigators said.

Meanwhile, rescuers began a search for Rutterow because her boyfriend thought she was still inside.

However, the prosecutor's office said, Rutterow was found after walking out of the woods, near the home, five hours later.

Police, citing neighbors, said there was a domestic dispute at the home earlier in the day.
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