Child may face arson charges after weekend fire
PALM COAST, Fla. -- A Palm Coast child is being blamed for a weekend fire. The 11-year-old could be charged with arson, according to Flagler County Deputies.
Deputies say the female juvenile is responsible for setting a fire near Pine Grove Drive Saturday. The small blaze torched an area about 15 feet around. Investigators say the child's father told them she got a lighter from his garage and set the fire with other kids.
"We appreciate this girl's father getting involved by letting us know what may have happened," said Flagler County Sheriff James L. Manfre, "Our hope is that this child and the other children involved will get counseling on the dangers of their actions."
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