Woman charged after hotel couch set on fire in Guelph

A Guelph fire vehicle appears in a file photo. (CTV Kitchener)

A 60-year-old Guelph woman has been charged with arson after a fire at local hotel Friday.

In a media release, Guelph police said emergency personnel were dispatched to a hotel in the area of Silvercreek Parkway North and Woodlawn Road West just after 3 a.m. Friday.

A couch in one of the rooms had been on fire but was quickly extinguished by staff.

After an investigation, the Guelph Fire Department determined the fire was intentionally set. 

A 60-year-old Guelph woman was located later Friday morning and charged with arson.

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