Adrienne Satterly faces 14 counts of arson in connection with a fire in Paulding County. Paulding County Sheriff’s Office
Photo: Paulding County Sheriff’s Office
Photo: Paulding County Sheriff’s Office

Woman denies setting Paulding fire: ‘I would never do anything to hurt anybody’

Just days after a woman was arrested for setting a massive fire in a Paulding County subdivision, she says she didn’t do it. 

“I serve in my community ... I've been in nursing for 17 years,” Adrienne Satterly told WSB Radio. “I would never do anything to hurt anybody. That breaks my heart."

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Authorities charged Satterly, 41, with 14 counts of arson after she allegedly set fire to a pile of mattresses in her dining room before leaving her Rosemont Court home early Sunday morning. The fire destroyed her house and spread to 19 others in the Greystone subdivision.

Paulding fire officials said Satterly had just lost the house in a divorce settlement.

She was denied bond Wednesday and remains in the Paulding County jail, also facing three counts of animal cruelty and public drunkenness charges. 

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