BATTLE CREEK, Mich. — A 15-year-old has been detained in connection with a Wednesday fire at a Battle Creek home.
The fire was reported just after 12 p.m. Wednesday at a home on Gardenia Street near Hubert Street, according to the Battle Creek Fire Department. The unoccupied home sustained roughly $31,000 in damage.
The cause of the fire was determined to be arson, according to a release from the fire department. The fire was started on the home’s front porch with lighter fluid.
It’s unclear if the teen will face charges.