13-year-old taken into custody after Nifong Park storage building fire
COLUMBIA - Police took a 13-year-old male into custody Wednesday afternoon after fire crews determined a storage building fire at Nifong Park was intentionally set.
The juvenile was taken into custody for misdemeanor reckless burning or exploding and was released to the juvenile office, police said.
According to a news release, a police detective located witnesses who described seeing the juvenile in the area before the fire.
Fire crews responded to the scene shortly before 11 a.m. Wednesday.