Cedar Rapids Woman Accused Of Starting Fire In Bathtub

(Cedar Rapids, IA) -- A Cedar Rapids woman is accused of starting a fire in her bathtub.

Court documents say 33-year-old Meredith Hendricks lit papers on fire in a bathtub and smoked meth.

It happened on the second floor of an apartment building in the 29 hundred block of SW 12th Avenue Monday evening.

Upon arrival fire crews saw smoke coming from two upstairs windows before containing the blaze to the room.

No injuries were reported.

She's facing arson charges and is expected in court on July 7.

Photo: inmatesearch.linncounty.org

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