Hotel Guest Arrested After Setting Fire to Curtains
The woman was charged with arson, police said.
After failing to comply with the rules of a local guest house, a Marlborough woman set a fire in her room, police said.
Christine M. Gore, 41, who has been living at the Modern Guest House at 8 Cotting Ave., faces a handful of charges after the Monday night incident.
Modern Guest House is a hotel that provides month-to-month rental options.
At 6:26 p.m. Monday, July 16, police were called to assist at the Modern Guest House.
A resident of the rooming house stated that the fire had fire had been intentionally set in the building and that the fire was out. Marlborough Firefighters ensured that the fire was out and that there was no extension to the rest of the structure. There was some water damage to the building’s fire alarm and electrical system.
Officers said they found an intoxicated Gore, whom the staff had asked to leave. After failing to comply with the stated rules, police said, Gore set fire to the curtains in her room and was arrested.
Gore was arrested on a warrant and charged with arson of a dwelling house and four counts of assault to commit a felony.