4 Georgia Teens Charged in Arson of Vacant Building in Tennessee

March 26, 2008

Chattanooga fire investigators arrested four juvenile girls from Georgia on charges of setting fire to a vacant building.

A Fire Department statement said no one was injured in the March 20 fire at the former Old Narrow Bridge Restaurant in Chattanooga, Tenn. Eight Chattanooga fire companies responded, along with police and emergency personnel.

In a statement, fire department officials said the two 15-year-old girls, one 14-year-old and one 13-year-old are all from north Georgia. They were booked Monday on charges of arson, reckless endangerment and reckless burning.

There was no official estimate of damage to the building.

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