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Buffalo woman arrested for arson at hotel

A 24-year-old Seymour Street woman was arrested at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, 2 Fountain Plaza, Wednesday for allegedly starting a fire in the women’s rest room in the lobby. Mariah M. Gladden was initially taken into custody by hotel security and turned over to Buffalo police about 6 p.m. She was charged with a felony count of second-degree arson, first-degree reckless endangerment and fourth-degree criminal mischief for allegedly squirting lighter fluid onto paper and starting a fire with a cigarette lighter.