Two teens arrested for arson after lighting fire in BOCES building

Two Chenango County BOCES students are accused of starting a fire in a bathroom on the BOCES campus in Norwich.

Sheriff's deputies the 15-year-old girl from Sidney and the 17-year-old boy from Norwich lit the paper towel dispenser on fire.

It happened Monday morning, about 11:30 on the campus on County Road 32. The fire was contained quickly and there was only minor damage.

Both teens were arrested on charges of arson, criminal mischief, reckless endangerment and conspiracy. The 15-year-old was issued an appearance ticket and released to a parent. The 17-year-old was arraigned in the Town of Norwich court and is being held on $1,000 bail. Both are teens are due in court at a later date.