Hillsboro police officers responded to a residence fire on 9/11/16 at 2:05 pm at 650 SE 20th Pl in Hillsboro with the Hillsboro Fire Department. HFD personel quickly put out the fire and police searched for a female suspect.
Hillsboro police located the suspect nearby and took her into custody.
The suspect, identified as Sara N. Brown, age 30, of the address listed above was arrested and lodged in the Washington County jail on 1count of Arson-1.
No persons were in the residence and no persons were injured during this event and the motive is still unknown.
The mode of starting the fire is still under investigation by HPD and HFD investigators
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