Two Spruce Grove Youth charged with arson after lighting bales of hay on fire

(Supplied/ Spruce Grove RCMP)

150 bales were lost in the fire

 

 

Spruce Grove RCMP have laid charges against two 13-year-old teenagers, after lighting bales of hay on fire.

In a news release Saturday afternoon, Parkland RCMP said they responded alongside Parkland Fire Department to reports of arson Saturday at Highway 16A and west of Jennifer Heil Way in Spruce Grove. Two hay bales were lit on fire in a field adjacent to a residential neighbourhood.

Police say nearly 150 bales were lost in the fire, with damage estimated to be around $10,000.

Both youths will appear at Stony Plain provincial court on June 4, 2021

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