Teens Charged With Setting Ledyard Brush Fire

Thursday, May 2, 2013  |  Updated 1:03 PM EDT
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Teens Charged With Setting Ledyard Brush Fire

Associated Press

Police charged two teens in connection with a brush fire in Ledyard.

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Two teens have been charged with reckless burning in connection with a brush fire in Ledyard on Sunday.

The fire started in a wooded area off Captain Amos Stanton Road on Sunday and was reported at 1:12 p.m.

The Ledyard Fire Department, Gales Ferry Fire Department and brush fire units from the Old Mystic, Center Groton, North Stonington and Mohegan Fire Company responded and damage was limited to the wooded area.

Police said evidence recovered at the scene indicated that the fire was not accidental and the Office of the Ledyard Fire Marshal and Ledyard police investigated.

One of the teens charged is 15 and one is 14. The case was referred to the Superior Court for juvenile matters. http://www.ledyardct.org/index.aspx?nid=106


 

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