Juvenile Charged in Setting Fire


Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department
4100 Chain Bridge Rd, Fairfax, Virginia 22030
Phone: 703-246-3801, TTY: 711 and Fax:703-385-1687
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News Release 13-78
Date:  August 01, 2013

Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department fire investigators charged a 16 year-old juvenile for setting a fire in a school bathroom, Wednesday, July 31, 2013, at approximately 1 p.m. The incident occurred at West Potomac High School, 6500 Quander Road.

The fire was started in a bathroom trash can and was quickly extinguished by school security. School fire and smoke detection or suppression systems did not activate. There were no injuries.

The juvenile is charged with Virginia Code 18.2-81, burning personal property, a class one misdemeanor.

Damage is estimated at $50.


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.
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