Multi-Alarm Fire Rages In Springboro, Three Children Involved

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Update at 6 p.m. : Three children, two are 11 years old, the other age 10 are may be facing charges after allegedly setting fire to a barn in Springboro.

The fire was reported shortly after noon today in a barn on Lake street in Springboro. The block-long building was unused to store bales of hay. Due to the condition of the building, firefighters had to fight the fire from the outside, using ladder trucks to spray it from above.

Late this afternoon, State Police say charges pending completion of the investigation. 

Witnesses told police they saw the boys running from the barn just minutes before the fire was spotted. A witness told police he looked in the barn and saw several bales of hay on fire.

 

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