BEL AIR, Md. (WJZ) — Two juveniles have been charged with arson in connection to a fire that destroyed a historic Harford County structure, officials say.
The juveniles, both 16, are residents of the Arrow Center.
Following investigation by ATF @MarylandOSFM @HCSOnews, 2 juveniles are charged by Harford County State Attorney’s Office for arson crimes stemming from May 3 fire that destroyed historic building. Blaze took over 50 firefighters nearly 2 hours to put out https://t.co/jTb2mZZltH pic.twitter.com/42kwBIjVG5
— ATF Baltimore (@ATFBaltimore) July 29, 2020
On Sunday, May 3, firefighters from multiple Harford and Cecil county companies responded to a report of a fire at a vacant property in the 2400 block of Creswell Road.
The structure is located on the grounds of the Arrow Child and Family Ministry Center; however, it is not owned or operated by the company.
It took over 50 firefighters almost two hours to control the blaze. No injuries were reported.
The juveniles have been charged with second-degree arson, first-degree malicious burning and malicious destruction of property.