Investigators say woman accused of setting metro fires said she wanted to ‘burn the demons’

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HERE'S KOCO'S JONATHAN COOPER FROM NORTHWEST 23RD AND MERIDIAN JONATHAN: 21-YEAR-OLD ALICIA MEYER REMAINS IN THE OKLAHOMA COUNTY JAIL TONIGHT, ACCUSED OF SETTING FIRES AT TWO DIFFERENT LOCATIONS YESTERDAY MORNING FIRE INVESTIGATORS BELIEVE MEYER FIRST SET A STOVE ON FIRE AT THIS DUPLEX NEAR NORTHWEST 23RD AND MINNIE LANE JUST FOUR HOURS LATER, THEY BELIEVE SHE SET A MATTRESS ON FIRE HERE AT AN APARTMENT COMPLEX LESS THAN A MILE AWAY THE MYSTERY FOR INVESTIGATORS NOW IS A MOTIVE

>> DOESN'T MEAN SHE DID IT SHE'S NOT ALL THERE JONATHAN: FRIENDS OF MEYER SAY SHE MAY HAVE BEEN HAVING A MENTAL BREAKDOWN FIRE OFFICIALS TELL KOCO MEYER TOLD FIREFIGHTERS ON SCENE SHE WANTED TO "BURN THE DEMONS" >> I MEAN, IF SHE HAS OTHER MENTAL PROBLEMS, SHE DIDN'T REALLY SAY IT TO ANYBODY, BUT I'M HERE FOR HER IF SHE EVER NEEDS HELP

JONATHAN: THE FIRE DEPARTMENT SAYS THEY WERE ABLE TO CONNECT THE CRIMES BY INTERVIEWING WITNESSES AND BASED ON INFORMATION FROM A DISPATCHER THEY QUICKLY ARRESTED MEYER WHO'S NOW FACING TWO SEPARATE COUNTS OF ARSON REPORTING NEAR NORTHWEST 23RD

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