Update: 17-Year-Old Charged In Historic Caroline County Schoolhouse Fire

  • Source: WJZ-TV CBS 13 Baltimore
  • Published: 04/18/2019 09:20 AM

Deputy State Fire Marshals have charged a Denton juvenile in connection with a historic schoolhouse fire that occurred on April 16. The 17-year-old male teen from Denton was charged Thursday morning with second-degree arson, second-degree burglary, malicious burning first degree, and malicious destruction of property.On April 16 at around 10:11 p.m., the Denton Volunteer Fire Department responded to the 400 block of Lincoln Street after a passerby saw a fire at a historic school house owned by the Prince Hall Grand Lodge Masons. The structure had a total of $105,000 in damage and was extinguished by 40 firefighters in less than an hour. There were no injuries in the incident.


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