Arson charges for Frederick teen
Fire officials say a 16-year-old has been charged with arson after a fire was set in his Frederick home.
Firefighters arrived to find flames coming from a second-floor bedroom window and extending to the roof.
Authorities say the teenager set a mattress on fire in his home.
The blazed caused $200,000 damage to the home. There were no injuries, and several animals were removed unharmed.
The youth has been referred to the Department of Juvenile Services.
Frederick (Md.) News-Post
| November 5, 2010; 7:47 AM ET
Categories: Fires & Fire Safety, Frederick, Juvenile Justice
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