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Three Mobile Homes Destroyed In Fire, Teenager Charged With Arson

5:47 PM, Mar 11, 2013   |    comments
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Walkertown, NC-- Investigators in Forsyth County said three families lost their home to a fire that was intentionally set by a teenager.

Sunday, fire crews were dispatched around 6;32pm to a reported building fire on Baux Mountain Road. When firefighters arrived, they found an outbuilding and three single-wide mobile homes fully involved. Firefighters worked quickly to put out the fire, but were unable to save the homes. 

Investigators ruled the fire was intentionally set.

As a result of the investigation, Officers said a 16 year-old was taken into custody and charged with setting the fire.

Damages from the fire to all structures are estimated at $15,000.00. Detectives said the homeowners did not have any insurance. They are currently being helped by the American Red Cross.

At least five different fire departments responded to the fire.

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