HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Police say a 12-year-old boy used a plumber's torch to set fire to a detached garage on Long Island.
The Hempstead Fire Department responded to the blaze at 5 p.m. Friday in Hempstead and succeeded in putting out the fire.
No injuries were reported.
Nassau County police say the 12-year-old has been charged as a juvenile with fourth-degree arson. His name was not released because of his age.