12-year-old boy arrested in connection with Seattle carport fire

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SEATTLE — A 12-year-old boy was arrested Thursday for allegedly setting fire to a carport in the Magnolia neighborhood that damaged a garage and three cars, police said.


This photo of the cars burned at the carport in Magnolia Thursday was taken by the Seattle Fire Department.

The fire occurred at 2827 22nd Ave. W.

The Seattle Fire Department estimated damage at $30,000 to the three cars, carport, fence and trees.

Seattle police arson and bomb detectives arrested the boy. It wasn’t immediately disclosed what the motive might have been.

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