A police officer who tried to save her was hospitalized.
Firefighters kept the flames from spreading, and no one was hurt.
Lakieshia Lane, 36 is expected to be charged later today.
Camp Jackson Fire Department crews had their hands full on Sunday morning
STLFD says single-alarm basement fire on Nebraska was the site .
He was trying to put out stove fire
Willard Hunt of Higbee is charged with arson, domestic assault and armed criminal action in a July 2013 fire.
The St. Louis Zoo says that the fire was isolated to the stand and did not spread.
A Florissant man is in the St Louis County jail for setting cars on fire over the weekend.
Fire Chief Chuck Boyer says by the time firefighters got the call to the 500 block of Edgewood, half the home was engulfed in flames.