- Associated Press - Saturday, April 26, 2014

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - A 14-year-old boy accused of starting a massive fire that destroyed a Vancouver warehouse last month will face trial June 11.

KPTV-TV reports (https://is.gd/blvedn) the boy is accused of second-degree arson.

Fire officials estimated damage from the March 14 blaze at $200,000.

Flames shot high into the air from the abandoned seed factory warehouse and smoke could be seen for miles. The warehouse reportedly was filled with more than 1,000 barrels of dried pine cones.

According to court documents, a witness saw two teens around the factory at the time of the fire. He recognized one of the boys as someone who lived nearby.

A probable cause affidavit says the boy admitted starting the fire.


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