Teens Facing Arson Charges After Jefferson Avenue Fire

Jefferson Avenue Fire
The remains of a home at 107 Jefferson Avenue after a fire tore through it on Monday, May 19, 2014. (STAN MILOSEVIC / CHRISD.CA)

Two teens are facing arson charges after a fire on Jefferson Avenue May 19.

Two adjacent residences in the 100 block were engulfed after a home under construction went up in flames at around 8:45 a.m.

No one was injured, but the fire eventually spread to four homes and caused $500,000 in damage.

Two male youth, aged 15 and 16, have been charged with several offences.

Anyone with further information is asked to contact police at (204) 986-6813 or Crime Stoppers at (204) 786-TIPS (8477).

— Staff


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