Saturday, January 12, 2008

Five Firebugs Arrested for Starting Government Street Warehouse Fire

Pensacola police have detained five children, ranging from 8 to 13 in age, for starting the blaze at the vacant Markham and Sons Co. building in downtown Pensacola.

Investegators say the children broke into the building, found matches and lit some papers on fire. The children let the paper fire get out of control and the building caught on fire. The building is a complete loss after sustaining $150,000 worth of damage.

The fire took place on January 3rd. No firefighters or civilians were injured in the blaze.

[Photo Via Pensacola News Journal]

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