Boys, 10 and 13, face arson charges after Del. fire

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Monday, May 4, 2015

NEWARK, Del. (WPVI) -- The Delaware State Fire Marshal's office has arrested two minors in connection with a trailer fire in Newark, New Castle County.

The flames broke out at an empty trailer home on North Oxford Drive in the Glasgow Court Trailer Park around 5:30 p.m. Sunday. No one was hurt, but the fire spread to the trailers on either side before anyone called for help.

Officials say the two suspects, a 13-year-old boy and a 10-year-old boy, purposely lit items on fire inside the trailer. It was empty at the time.

The two suspects were arrested shortly after the fire was extinguished. Both boys now face multiple counts of arson, among other charges.

Officials say the fire caused at least $2,000 in damages.