14 Year-Olds Charged with Arson in Chruch Fire 09/12/09

| September 13, 2009

Eddie Garcia
CBS 7 News
September 12, 2009

Odessa authorities are charging two Odessa 14 year-olds with first-degree felony charges accusing them of arson.

According to a city news release the children are accused of intentionally starting a fire at the House of Prayer Baptist Church located on 1307 Broughton, on July 26th.

Five firefighters were trapped inside the building after the roof collapsed while they were fighting the blaze, but they were successfully rescued with only minor injuries.

The investigation continues and more arrests are possible.






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