A Grand Junction woman was arrested after she confessed to setting her house on fire early Wednesday (March 18) morning.

A fire consumed a home early Wednesday morning in the 2500 block of Patterson Rd, which lead to the arrest of Laura Lee Sanders, 48, of Grand Junction who confessed to authorities that she set her home on fire.

Sanders told authorities that she used a lighter to ignite the curtains in her home, stating the home was going to be torn down anyway.

Authorities are also claiming that two pets were claimed in the fire.

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