Grant Street Fire*

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica Police say that Sunday morning's fire on Grant Street was intentionally set and they have charged a resident with arson.

The Utica Fire Department has determined that the front porch was intentionally set on fire.
 
According to Utica Police, Joann Calicchia, 44, started the 4:30 a.m. fire in the fire pit by igniting her husband’s clothes on fire. Police say that at 6:40 a.m., she lit the front porch on fire while the house was occupied by the first floor tenants, which included three adults and four children.

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