Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department
4100 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Phone: 703-246-3801, TTY: 711 and Fax:703-385-1687
Duty PIO (Weekends/After-hours): 703-877-3702
News Release 10-55
Date: May 13, 2010
Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department fire investigators charged two male juveniles with damaging property by fire in a class room and lunch room in Franconia Elementary School. The fire occurred March 12, 2010, at approximately 9 a.m.
The juveniles are charged with carelessly damaging property by fire, (Class 4 misdemeanor, Virginia Code 18.2-88), maliciously setting a fire capable of spreading (Class 6 felony, Virginia Code 18.2-86), and simple assault against other students with an open flame device (Class 1 misdemeanor, Virginia Code 18.2-57).
There were no injuries or damage to property.
For more information, call Daniel L. Schmidt or Captain I Randal Bittinger, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department, 703-246-3801 and TTY: 711. Fairfax County is committed to nondiscrimination on the basis of disability in all county programs, services and activities. Reasonable accommodations will be provided upon request.