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: Jenkins Scores 17 To Lead Stony Brook Over UMBC 65-51
It took nearly 60 firefighters 20 minutes to bring the fire under control.READ MORE: Johns Hopkins Study Suggests Rapid COVID-19 Tests Could Be As Accurate As PCR Tests With Children
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: Over 20 Displaced After Fire At Reisterstown Apartment Building
It caused $200,000 in damages.