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.

It took nearly 60 firefighters 20 minutes to bring the fire under control.

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.

It caused $200,000 in damages.


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