Juvenile arrested in Westminster fire

June 18, 1996

Westminster police arrested a juvenile in connection with a two-alarm fire yesterday that destroyed two sheds and disrupted telephone service to about 3,100 Bell Atlantic customers.

State fire marshals said the fire, which broke out about 1: 20 a.m., was deliberately set. Police are searching for additional suspects.

The sheds were in the first block of Pennsylvania Avenue. The blaze was brought under control within 35 minutes by about 45 firefighters from Westminster, Pleasant Valley, Winfield, Manchester, Reese, Hampstead and New Windsor.

Damage was estimated at $29,500, fire officials said.

Fire

Westminster: Firefighters from Reese assisted Westminster at 09 p.m. Friday, responding to a fire alarm on Memorial Drive. Westminster: Firefighters from Reese assisted Westminster at 8: p.m. Saturday, responding to an automatic fire alarm in the 400 block of N. Center Street.

Westminster: Firefighters from Reese assisted Westminster at 10: 02 a.m. Sunday, responding to a fire alarm in the 300 block of Pleasanton Road.

Police

Westminster: A Hampstead resident told police her vehicle's tires were punctured Wednesday while parked at Wal-Mart. The loss was estimated at $210.

Westminster: An employee of Hoyt Cinemas Inc. at Cranberry Mall told police that someone stole money from an arcade game about 7: 30 p.m. Saturday. The loss was estimated at $300.

Westminster: A S. Center Street resident told police that someone damaged the front door of his home between noon and 20 p.m. Saturday. Damage was estimated at $100.

Westminster: A W. Main Street resident told police that a television, VCR and camcorder were stolen from his home Friday. The loss was estimated at $1,759.

Westminster: A resident of W. Main Street told police that the driver's side door window of her vehicle was shattered about 7: 35 p.m. Friday while parked at her home. Damage was estimated at $100.

Pub Date: 6/18/96

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