A woman has been charged after she allegedly set fire to an area in southwestern Alexander County on Monday,
Shortly after 6pm, units from Bethlehem, Ellendale, and the North Carolina Forestry Service were called to a location off Friendly Church Road in the Devil’s Track area. A grassy area was reported to be on fire. Firefighters got the situation under control, no report on extent of damages.47-year old Lori Michelle Bentley was arrested on a charge of setting fire to a grass/brush/wooded area. She was placed in the Alexander County Detention Center under a secured bond of $4,500.