- Associated Press - Friday, January 9, 2015

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) - A Vancouver teen who set off fireworks that destroyed a home was sentenced Thursday to 60 days in jail and ordered to pay $256,000 in restitution.

Eighteen-year-old Andrew A. Perez-Garcia pleaded guilty in Clark County Superior Court to a reckless burning charge in a plea deal to have an arson charge dismissed.

The Columbian reports (https://bit.ly/149W5Xi) the teen said he never intended to destroy the home. The fireworks started a fire on July 5 that spread to the home.

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Information from: The Columbian, https://www.columbian.com


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