Two 14-year-old boys face charges after they allegedly lit a brush fire in an Edgewood field Saturday night.
According to a release from the Office of the State Fire Marshal, a passerby near a Harford County-owned field in the 2000 block of Trimble Road in Edgewood reported a brush fire at approximately 9:15 p.m. Saturday night. Five firefighters from the Joppa-Magnolia Volunteer Fire Department responded and brought the blaze under control in about five minutes.
Subsequent investigation found that the two teens intentionally ignited a patch of dry brush. Both were charged with malicious burning and were released to the custody of their parents pending further action by Harford County Juvenile Services, according to the State Fire Marshal’s Office.