Man accused of setting woman on fire

9NEWS at 9 p.m. 11/10/16.

BERTHOUD - Deputies have arrested a man accused of setting a 50-year-old woman on fire Wednesday night.

Larimer County Sheriff’s Office deputies were called the 600 block of South County Road 31 at about 9:35 p.m. on a report of a disturbance.

Deputies arrived to find a detached garage on fire, along with a woman with significant burn injuries inside a residence.

Berthoud Fire Protection District firefighters were able to contain the fire to the garage, and the woman was taken to a local hospital for additional care.  Her condition is unknown at this time.

Jacob Anderson, 43, was taken into custody and booked into the Larimer County Jail for an outstanding warrant. He now faces the additional felony charge of second degree assault.

Further details on what led up to the incident have not been released.

Copyright 2016 KUSA


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