HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) — Fire officials say an 18-year-old has been arrested in a fire at his grandmother’s house in Hagerstown.
Jordan Caleb Timberlake was arrested Thursday and charged with malicious burning and other offenses. He is being held on $15,000 bond.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Cooler & Sunny, But Cloudy Skies On The Way
The one-alarm fire was reported Sunday about 2:05 p.m. Some three dozen firefighters from several departments battled the blaze for 25 minutes before bringing it under control.READ MORE: Technical Problems Raise Transparency Concerns In Latest Marilyn Mosby Criminal Case Hearing
The State Fire Marshal’s Office says Timberlake started the fire when he was playing with a lighter.MORE NEWS: Baltimore County First Responders Search For Missing Person Near Railroad Trail
(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)