Youths charged for Tuxedo Park house fire

Fire in abandoned home was arson, city says

 

Three youths have been charged following a house fire in Tuxedo Park Thursday.

 

Charges were laid after investigators determined the fire was intentionally set.

Just after 2:30 p.m., firefighters responded to 208-30th Avenue for reports of a structural fire. Fire crews were quick to control the blaze and determine that the house was abandoned.



Although damage due to the blaze is estimated at about $15,000, the house had sustained prior

significant structural damage due to years of neglect, the city says.

 

It's unknown at this time if the house will have to be demolished.


Investigators continue to attempt to make contact with the property owners.

 
 
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