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Ontario woman charged with first-degree arson, attempted murder after Sunday incident.

Police arrested Marisa Rochelle Dionne, 24, and charged her with first-degree arson and attempted murder after an incident early Sunday morning in Ontario. (Photo courtesy of the Malheur County Sheriff's Office).

ONTARIO – Fast action by an Ontario police officer extinguished a small fire early Sunday morning but the blaze led to the arrest of an Ontario woman for arson and attempted murder.

Marisa Rochelle Dionne, 24, Ontario, was arrested by police at about 2 a.m. Sunday and lodged in the Malheur County Jail after an incident on Northwest 7th Street.

She has been lodged on charges of first-degree arson and attempted murder, Measure 11 offenses that have a minimum sentence of 90 months.

Police arrived at the scene after the resident, William Joseph Burns, 59, called to complain about a woman trying to . . .