Teen allegedly started fire in home full of family members
ST. LANDRY PARISH - A teenager was arrested for arson after she allegedly started a fire in a closet while her home was full of relatives.
Police said the incident occurred Sunday afternoon in a mobile home on the 200 block of Doral Street, where 16 people were gathered. According to reports, the 14-year-old admitted to setting the fire out of anger following an argument with her parents.
She was charged with one count of aggravated arson and sent to a nearby juvenile detention center.
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