12-year-old Milwaukee boy arrested following garage fire

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by Chris Patterson

MILWAUKEE -- A 12-year-old Milwaukee boy was arrested by police after setting garage on fire. Police say on July 7, 2014, the boy entered a garage near 69th and W. Herbert Ave. and began pouring and accelerant on items in the garage.

The boy started the fire using a lighter, and quickly fled the scene. Police say the fire was so intense it melted siding on the house next to the garage. 

Police caught up with the boy near 74th and W. Sheridan Ave.

 

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