Fire investigators charged three Herndon juveniles with setting two outside fires at Runnymede Park, November 9, 2015. The park is approximately 58 acres and is located within the Town of Herndon.
The male juveniles were charged with one count of Virginia Code 18.2-86, setting fire to woods, fences, grass; a class six felony. They were also charged with one count of Virginia Code 27-100/305.4.1, mischievous fire play involving the burning leaves and paper near the Carroll House inside the park; a class one misdemeanor. The incidents occurred on October 16, 2015.
The Carroll House, a stone house built in 1909, is listed on the Virginia Historical Registry.