Two boys were arrested and charged in connection with a car fire in
Shortly before 4 p.m. Friday, the Abingdon Volunteer Fire Company was alerted for a vehicle fire in the 400 block of Edgewood Road, according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office.
The fire involved a 2004 Chevrolet Cavalier which was parked at the rear of a commercial property, the Fire Marshal's Office said in a media release.
Four firefighters were able to control the fire in 10 minutes. Damage to the vehicle was estimated at $1,500, the Fire Marshal's Office said. No injuries were reported.
Deputy state fire marshals determined that the fire was intentionally set. A joint investigation with the
Both boys have been charged as juveniles with second-degree arson and malicious burning first-degree, according to the Fire Marshal's Office.
The 12-year-old, charged by the sheriff's office with trespassing, interfering with police/fire personnel and vandalism, has been released to the custody of his parents.