abc
QUICK LINKS:

Pine City Woman Charged for Setting St. Paul Duplex on Fire

Updated: 08/07/2014 5:18 PM
Created: 08/07/2014 4:48 PM KSTP.com
By: Cassie Hart

Charges have been filed against a Pine City woman for allegedly setting her boyfriend’s St. Paul home on fire.

Forty-six-year-old Deanna Lee Thielbar is charged with first degree arson for setting the fire July 21.

According to the criminal complaint, Thielbar got into a fight with her boyfriend before allegedly starting two different fires in the home, which is located on the 400 block of Goodrich Avenue.

The home was a duplex and quickly went up in flames.

Two older men living in the upstairs portion of the home were trapped by the flames.

A 16-year-old neighbor helped rescue them.

Forty-six-year-old Deanna Lee Thielbar is charged with first degree arson.
Photo: Pine County Jail

Minneapolis/St. Paul

Clear
27°
40° | 24°
  • Feels like: 17° F
  • Wind: N 12mph
  • Humidity: 63%
  • Sat More sun than clouds
    48° | 34°
  • Sun Partly cloudy
    56° | 45°
  • Mon Showers ending by midday
    57° | 37°
  • Tue More sun than clouds
    48° | 33°

Video

KSTP NEWS