By CBSLA Staff

COSTA MESA (CBSLA) — A woman was undergoing a mental health evaluation after being arrested at an Orange County hotel where she stands accused of starting a fire in her own room.

The unidentified woman allegedly called police just before 6:20 a.m. Sunday and threatened to start a fire, police said in a news release. As a result, officers responded to her hotel room in the 3100 block of Bristol Street.

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When they arrived, a smoke alarm was sounding inside the room where the woman was barriaded. Officers were able to enter the room, and subsequently arrested the suspect.

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Neighboring rooms were evacuated. The fire was subsequently put out.

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No further details were available but the incident remains under investigation.