Yakima woman charged with police car arson

A Yakima woman accused of starting a fire in a police car has been charged with arson.

The Yakima Herald-Republic reports 24-year-old Danielle Jo McRae will be arraigned Jan. 13 in Yakima County Superior Court.

She was being detained in the back seat of a patrol car Nov. 3 when police say she used a lighter to set her clothing on fire. She spent two days in a hospital being treated for smoke inhalation.