Duson woman charged with intentionally setting boat on fire


A Duson woman has been charged with arson after an investigation determined she intentionally set fire to a boat.

34-year-old Christina Beckham was arrested on simple arson charges following an investigation.

It happened Wednesday just before 8 a.m. at a residence in the 900 Block of La Maison Road in Duson.

When firefighters arrived they say a small fishing boat was fully involved.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the fire quickly and prevent it from spreading to a nearby manufactured home.

No injuries were reported.

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