At 10:44 am Tuesday Montgomery Fire Department was dispatched to a house fire in the 20300 block of FM 1791 in Richards. They arrived on the scene with a home fully involved and power lines down. Additional tankers were called in including those from Richards Volunteer Fire Department. Once the fire was extinguished the Montgomery County Fire Marshal’s Office began their investigation. They quickly determined the fire was set by the homeowner, 69-year-old Linda Burdaux McCormick. According to Montgomery County Fire Marshal Jimmy Williams, they have not yet determined a motive. McCormick was arrested and is now in the Montgomery County Jail charged with arson. Her bond was set at $50,000.