Ardmore Woman Accused of Arson

09-25-06 - An Ardmore woman is behind bars, after police say she set her rent house on fire.

Twenty-year-old Taronda Carter is in the Carter County Jail facing 1st degree arson charges. Police say she was evicted from her rent house in the 600 block of E street Southwest on Friday. Police say she was upset, so she set off fireworks inside the living room, which caught the house on fire.

It did about $12,000 worth of damage to the home. The fire marshal is still investigating.