AYLESFORD - Police arrested two teenagers Sunday afternoon in connection with two fires in Aylesford.
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Several fire departments were on the scene of a fire in an abandoned house on Highway 1 in Aylesford on Sunday, April 27.
Kings County RCMP say they are investigating the pair of structure fires on Highway 1 in the village.
Police and firefighters responded to a house and a barn on fire mid-afternoon April 27. The 15-year-old and a 17-year-old boys were arrested nearby and are in police custody.
‚ÄúA little after 2:30 we got called to an abandoned house fire,‚ÄĚ Aylesford Fire Chief Shawn Carey said at 6 p.m.
‚ÄúProbably 10 minutes later we had a call for a barn on fire about 500 feet down the road from the house.‚ÄĚ
Both the barn and house were a complete loss, he said. In addition to knocking down the fires, crews concentrated on protecting neighbouring homes and a garage.
‚ÄúWe had a couple of really close exposures,‚ÄĚ Carey said.
Police and fire officials were still investigating the incidents Sunday evening.