JACKSONVILLE (AP) - Six teens have been arrested after a rash of arsons at a Jacksonville high school, including one that damaged the football stadium.
Two teens were charged in the March 3 stadium fire. Authorities said they were smoking pot and one dared the other to throw lit matches on a cushion and spray it with cologne. Authorities said the teens tried to extinguish the fire and then fled. Their book bags were found at the scene.
Fire Marshal's Office detective Andy Redding said four teens also lit some paper on fire Wednesday and threw it near exposed bush. The boys, ages 15 to 17, are charged with willful and intentional arson to woodlands. About 4 acres of land near the school burned in that fire.
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