Father, Son Arrested on Suspicion of Starting Garage Fire With Fireworks

 In blog, Crime – MyNewsLA.com

Father, Son Arrested on Suspicion of Starting Garage Fire With Fireworks

by Contributing Editor

A 45-year-old man and his 13-year-old son have been arrested and cited for allegedly igniting a garage fire at a Pasadena home Friday with illegal fireworks.

“The fireworks smoldered on the roof of the garage for approximately five hours before the fire started,” Pasadena spokeswoman Lisa Derderian said.

Firefighters dispatched at 3:29 a.m. to the 800 block of North El Molino Avenue quickly put out the blaze that caused approximately $75,000 damage, saving more than $700,000 in potential added damage to the home and adjacent vehicles, Derderian said.

“The arson investigator responded and believed the cause (of the fire) was likely the result of a smoldering firework that landed on the roof of the structure,” she said. “Officers canvassed the area and located nearby fireworks debris.”

Officers were able to identify the man and son, after interviewing witnesses who were able to identify them. The two were arrested on suspicion of unlawful start of a fire, cited and then released, she said.

No one was injured or displaced as a result of the fire, Derderian said, and no occupied structures were threatened.

>> Want to read more stories like this? Get our Free Daily Newsletters Here!

All credit goes to Contributing Editor
Originally published on https://mynewsla.com

Recent Posts
Contact Us

We're not around right now. But you can send us an email and we'll get back to you, asap.

Not readable? Change text. captcha txt

Start typing and press Enter to search