16-year-old arrested and charged with arson in Ensley fire

A firefighter kneels at the scene of a vacant house fire in Ensley Friday morning. (CBS42/Kerry Robinson)

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — A 16-year-old has been arrested and charged with arson in one of the recent Ensley fires, according to a release from Sgt. Shelton with Birmingham Police.

The teenager was charged in connection with Tuesday afternoon’s in the 1600 block of 49th Street in Ensley. At this time, police have not said if this fire is related to the other suspicious fires that have taken place in that area.

Police and fire investigators are continuing to look into other fires that have taken place nearby, and have asked anyone with any information to call their local police, or Crime Stoppers at (205) 254-7777.

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