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Teens charged with arson in California hospital fire

Hospital Safety Insider, July 16, 2015

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Two teenagers were arrested and charged with arson after police say they started a fire July 14 at Adventist Medical Center in Hanford, California, according to a report in the Hanford Sentinel.

The teens, who were only identified as being 16 and 13 years old, were caught after police reviewed hospital video footage of the fire being started in a trash can in a family visiting room, the paper reported.

The fire occurred around 9 p.m. and resulted in minor damage to the visiting room and furniture. There were no injuries from the fire. According to the Sentinel, police approached the teens, who later admitted to starting the fire.

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