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2 juveniles arrested for Baker school arson

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Posted: Jul 3, 2012 12:48 PM by Kevin Davidson
Updated: Jul 3, 2012 3:21 PM
Source: Baker Fire Dept.

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Topics: arson, juveniles, Bakerfield Elementary School, Baker Fire Department, Arrest, East Baton Rouge Juvenile Detention Center, fire, WBRZ

Surveillance tape helped identify two juveniles accused of setting Bakerfield Elementary School on fire in Baker Saturday.

A media release from the Baker Fire Department says a 12-year-old and a 10-year-old were booked into the East Baton Rouge Juvenile Detention Center.

They are charged with Simple Arson, Simple Criminal Damage to Property and Criminal Trespassing.

Investigators say the fire caused about $80,000 worth of damage.

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