10-year-old blamed for arson at Ford dealership

 Fire crews quickly put out the small fire by the paint and body shop behind the dealership that produced some light smoke in the neighborhood.

According to Corpus Christi police, an arson investigator found the boy nearby.

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX (KRIS) - A 10-year-old runaway boy is blamed for a fire set at AutoNation Ford Wednesday evening.

Fire crews quickly put out the small fire by the paint and body shop behind the dealership that produced some light smoke in the neighborhood.

According to Corpus Christi police, an arson investigator found the boy nearby. Officers found he was reported as a runaway earlier in the day.

He was taken back home. The damage to the shop is estimated at $5,000.


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