Police: Woman who set 7 fires at insurance office was an intern

WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) - WALTERBORO, SC (WCSC) - Authorities say a woman who set seven small fires throughout a Walterboro insurance agency last week was an intern with the company.

Walterboro Public Safety officers arrested 25-year-old Amy N. Head on Monday in connection with the fire which happened at American General on Robertson Boulevard around 7:41 p.m. last Friday.

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According to investigators, Head had access to the building where she had set the fire. Investigators also say video shows Head using a debit card that was stolen from American General.

She is charged with arson.  Investigators say Head used paper to start seven small fires: three on top of desks, one on top of a filing cabinet, one underneath a desk, two in mail slots, and one on a bulletin board.

Head is being held in the Colleton County Detention Center.

Anyone with additional information about this incident should contact Walterboro Public Safety at 843-549-1811 or 843-549-1812 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC or www.sccrimestoppers.com.

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