Two more youths are charged in $29,000 blaze early Monday

June 19, 1996

Two more boys have been arrested on arson charges in connection with a two-alarm fire that destroyed two sheds and disrupted telephone service for more than 3,100 county residents early Monday, police said.

The arrests of the boys, both 14, bring to three the number of youths facing charges in the incident. Their names are being withheld because of their age.

One of the 14-year-olds was released to his mother's custody, pending action by juvenile authorities. The other was being held at the Charles P. Hickey School, a correctional facility for young offenders in Baltimore County, police said.

About 45 firefighters from six companies battled the 1: 20 a.m. blaze in the first block of Pennsylvania Ave. Damage was estimated at $29,500.

Police

Westminster: Employees at an East Main Street hobby shop told police a rear window was broken last week. Damage was estimated at $250.

Westminster: Employees of an East Main Street shoe repair shop told police a safe and undisclosed amount of money were stolen June 13.

Pub Date: 6/19/96

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