UPDATE: Woman arrested for arson, DUI from fire on Dakota Avenue

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SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (KELO) — A Sioux Falls woman is behind bars – charged with reckless burning and her 3rd DUI.

Police say it all started around 8 p.m. Sunday, when 37-year old Twyla Eagle started her boyfriend’s clothes on fire outside a home North Dakota Avenue.

She was gone by the time police arrived.

They were called back to the home a little later. This time there was fire inside the screen door and witnesses said the same woman started it.

Police found Eagle in a nearby yard. investigators believe she also crashed into a car before starting the second fire.

5:57 a.m.

It was a busy night for first responders in Sioux Falls. 

Sioux Fall Fire Rescue responded to the 1400 block of North Dakota Avenue for reports of a fire. Our news crew was on scene and captured video. A chief with Sioux Fall Fire Rescue tells us the fire was a minor fire and was out before crews arrived on scene. Crews removed smoke from the home.  

Sioux Falls police were also on scene.  We are waiting for more information on the situation.  Stay with KELOLAND News on air and online for updates as they become available.

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