A East Hampton woman was arrested on an arson charge following a car fire on Wednesday afternoon.
Katherine Helm, who is 21, allegedly set fire to a 1993 Dodge Ram Charger that was parked in the driveway of 575 Springs Fireplace Road in East Hampton, on the corner of Harbor Boulevard.
A passing volunteer fireman, with the assistance of the vehicle owner, extinguished the blaze around 1:45 p.m., according to a statement from the .
The detective division and the 's office investigated, along with the help of the Suffolk County Police Department's Arson squad.
Helm has been charged with third-degree arson, a felony, and will be arraigned in on Thursday.
Anyone with information is being asked to contact the East Hampton Town Police Department at 631-537-7575.