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Woman arrested for setting fire to friend's house in Chiba

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Police in Chiba said Friday they have arrested a 24-year-old woman on suspicion of arson after she set fire to the house of a female friend.

According to police, the suspect, Erisa Oishi, used a can of gasoline to set fire to the two-story wooden home in Chuo Ward, where a friend in her 20s lived, on Wednesday night, Fuji TV reported. Nobody was home at the time.

Police said the fire destroyed the first floor of the house before firefighters extinguished the blaze.

Police said Oishi has admitted to the charge and said there had been some trouble between the two women, without elaborating.

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Love triangle I'll bet, "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned"

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And yet another thing kids of today need to learn about us older generations, True meaning of friendship!!

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Sounds like a Japanese drama I saw recently....

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Love triangle I'll bet, "Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned"

Which would be out of place here as that quote is, even today, is directed towards a woman's rage toward a man, not another woman!

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"Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned"

Which would be out of place here

Since the article highlights what a woman's rage inspires her to do, I think it's very much "in place"

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some trouble?

Just what kind of trouble requires the burning down of a house, for Pete's sake??

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Alas, what a pity. She would have been better off sharing her troubles and a bottle of sake with a carp. Not an option now. She is so totally gonna' get a stern talking to, maybe even (gasp!) ... A suspended sentence.

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Snap! I didn't know the word "scorn" was gender specific. Thanks.

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Snap! I didn't know the word "scorn" was gender specific. Thanks

The context of the quote, as used in the original play, is.

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All readers back on topic please.

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"Friends" that set fire to your house are not "Friends."

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