Arson Arrest 

A Machias man accused of setting fire to a woman’s house in Dennysville has been arrested.51-year-old Byron Alley was taken to Washington County Jail Wednesday morning.Investigators were called to the home of 61-year-old Joyce Morse on the South Ridge Road in Dennysville around two Wednesday morning.She reported a fire on the outside of her mobile home.Morse says her dogs woke her up after the fire broke out, and she was able to put it out using water. Her feet were burned in the incident.Fire investigator Tim York says the fire was set near a door on the outside of the home.York says Alley and Morse know each other.Alley was questioned a few hours after the fire, then arrested.