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Fundraiser created for woman set on fire in Waukesha incident

Posted at 6:21 AM, Sep 04, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-04 07:21:11-04

A GoFundMe created for the victim of an incident in Waukesha where she was set on fire, has raised more than $25,000 in just one day.

Waukesha police arrested a man on Wednesday for the attempted homicide of the woman, who was out walking her dogs when the man approached her and set her on fire. Police said the man, who has not been identified, is believed to be connected to several incidents in Waukesha on Wednesday, including two vehicle fires, a workshop fire and the hitting of another man with a car.

The woman in the incident, who was identified by the fundraiser as Amber Fuller, was taken to an area burn unit where she is recovering.

The fundraiser has raised over $26,000 as of Friday morning.

The man hit by a car by the same suspect was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

An initial investigation has found that the suspect also allegedly set two vehicles on fire, one in an attached garage and another parked in the driveway. Both vehicles were extinguished by homeowners, the Waukesha County Sheriff's Office said.

Authorities believe that the suspect may have also set a detached workshop on fire.

To donate to Fuller's fundraiser, click here.

No other details were released.

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