Woman arrested on arson, insurance fraud charges

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind.–  A local woman was arrested after authorities said she started multiple fires and fraudulently collected thousands of dollars in insurance money for the destroyed property.

Donna Fitzgerald, 48, was charged with two counts of arson and two counts of insurance fraud.

Investigators with the Wayne Township Fire Department and Indiana State Fire Marshal’s Office have tied Fitzgerald to four fires since 1998.

Fitzgerald was booked into the Marion County Jail on $60,000 bond.