Fire investigators have charged three juveniles with setting several outside fires in the Alexandria area of Fairfax County, Tuesday, September 8, 2015. The five fires occurred near the Wal-Mart at 7910 Richmond Highway, and nearby Creekside Village Apartments over a three week period in August of 2015.
Two of the juveniles are 14, one is 17, and have been charged with two counts of Virginia Code 18.2-86, fire capable of spreading, a class six felony, and one count of mischievous fire play, a class one misdemeanor. Several of the fires involved burning woods, a tree, and newspapers.
Damage was minor and there were no injuries.