first_img “She didn’t really say too much,” Wright said. “She just said that he tried to set her on fire. The kids said the same thing. I was like, are you serious? They’re good people. I mean I don’t have a problem out of them. The kids go to school and she’d be at home waiting on them to get off the bus and everything.”The Columbus County Sheriff’s Office says Nicholas Alexander Wallace, 25, poured gas on a woman and on items inside a home in the 300 block of Dulah Road.Investigators say Wallace then lit a match and threw it on the woman, igniting her and the room she was in. Two children who were also inside the home ran to a Wright’s house for help.Related Article: Police investigating triple shooting in LumbertonEMS took the woman to the hospital, where she was treated and released.Wallace is charged with three counts of attempted first degree murder and arson.He is currently being held at Columbus County Detention Center without bond.The neighbors tell WWAY that the victims have since vacated the home which appears to be a total loss. 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave Settings TABOR CITY, NC (WWAY) — A woman and two kids escaped a burning home Sunday that Columbus County Sheriff deputies say was intentionally set. The victims ran to a neighbor’s house for help and now she is talking about those scary moments.Deborah Wright was that neighbor and spoke with WWAY this afternoon. She said she was shocked to hear what the woman says actually happened.- Advertisement – last_img