LA PLATA, Md. (WJZ) — A 14-year-old girl was charged with arson Monday in connection to a fire at a vacant home in La Plata.
The fire started in the two-story, single-family home in the 9600 block of Docs Place around 7:30 p.m.READ MORE: Baltimore County Public Schools Feeling The Impact Of Nationwide Teacher Shortage
It took nearly 60 firefighters 20 minutes to bring the fire under control.READ MORE: Ravens CB Marlon Humphrey To Speak At Graduation Ceremony For People Who Completed Drug Treatment
Fire investigators determined the fire was an intentional act.
The girl was identified as a suspect and charged with first-degree arson and malicious burning.MORE NEWS: Baltimore Police Union Advises Officers To Not Disclose Their Vaccination Status Ahead Of City's Mandate
It caused $200,000 in damages.