WESTMINSTER, Md. (WJZ) — A 10-year-old boy was charged with arson in connection with a fire at Union Mills Garage.
According to the state fire marshals office, the child was charged with second-degree arson, first-degree malicious burning and malicious destruction of property.READ MORE: Catherine Pugh Filling-In As Host For Baltimore Radio Show
Firefighters were called out to 3500 block of Littlestown Pike in Westminster around 5:10 p.m. Thursday where they discovered a one-story detached garage was ablaze.
It took 25 firefighters, ten minutes to bring the fire under control.READ MORE: Maryland Weather: Alert Day, Severe Afternoon Thunderstorms
The fire caused $14,000 in damages. No one was injured.
The fire marshals office determined the fire was set intentionally and identified a boy as the suspect during the investigating.
The boy was released to custody of his guardian and will be referred to the Department of Juvenile Services.MORE NEWS: First Alert Forecast: Severe Thunderstorms May Move Into The Area Monday
Anyone with additional information is asked to contact the Northeast Regional Office Fire/Arson Tipline at 410-386-3050.