POSTED: 12:30 p.m. HST, Apr 21, 2014
LAST UPDATED: 12:31 p.m. HST, Apr 21, 2014
A teenage boy is accused of intentionally setting two brush fires in undeveloped land on Molokai, Maui County officials said.
Molokai firefighters responded to a brush fire last Thursday near Likelike Avenue around 10:06 a.m. When they arrived, there were two fires in the area.
Each fire burned an estimated of a quarter acre of land.
The fires were contained within 30 minutes.
Investigators revealed that the fires were intentionally set.
The 17-year-old was arrested for first-degree arson and third-degree arson.
No injuries or damages were reported.