Teens charged after Kingston warehouse fire

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KINGSTON - Three teens are facing charges in relation to an arson at the Capital Paper Warehouse.

Firefighters battled a major structure fire in Kingston that broke out late Monday night at the former Capital Paper warehouse.

Officers from the Kings County RCMP General Investigation Section (GIS) arrested three males on Tuesday.

A 15-year-old from Kingston and a 17-year-old from Cornwallis will face a charge of arson and two charges of break and enter. A 14-year-old from Kingston will face two charges of break and enter. 

The three teens have been released and will in youth court in Kentville at a later date.

The fire late Monday night at the abandoned warehouse saw firefighters from numerous departments, including all departments in the Annapolis Valley, try to put out the blaze.

The two-and-a-half story structure was located at the west end of the Kingston Lions hall. The hall sustained slight damage when the warehouse was destroyed.

Firefighters were able to contain the fire and keep it spreading to adjacent businesses.

Geographic location: Kingston, Cornwallis, Kentville Annapolis Valley

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