KALISPELL (AP) – Police have arrested a 17-year-old Kalispell boy in connection with a weekend fire that destroyed a state Department of Transportation storage shed.
The boy, who was not identified, is suspected of arson in the early Saturday blaze that destroyed the shed and damaged a nearby warehouse, authorities said.
The shed contained DOT equipment and supplies valued at $25,000.
The boy is also accused of stealing food from a local restaurant that same day, police said.
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