Police: Group of young boys suspected in arson - FOX Carolina 21

Police: Group of young boys suspected in arson

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SPARTANBURG, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Spartanburg's police and fire departments are investing an arson case and said six young boys as possible suspects, according to incident reports.

Police said the boys, possibly aged 10 to 13, were seen lighting a fire in a wooded area near the train tracks at Carson and Crescent avenues.

A neighbor and the driver of an approaching train witnessed the boys light the fire and then run off, reports stated.

The fire grew into a brush fire that forced the train to stop on the tracks while firefighters doused the flames, according to reports.

Anyone with information is asked to call Spartanburg police.

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