Teens Arrested for Arson

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0  Updated at 8:47 am, August 28th, 2013 By: Managing Editor
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(IDAHO FALLS, ID) – Four teenage boys were arrested in Idaho Falls early Tuesday after they allegedly set fire to a playground. The incident happened at Esquire Acres Park, and the boys, aged 14 and 15, have been charged with misdemeanor injury to property. Police responded to the scene just before 2 a.m. and were able to locate the boys nearby. Investigators say the teens damaged sprinkler heads and poured gasoline on playground equipment before setting it on fire. The suspects face upcoming juvenile court dates and have since been released.