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12-year-old charged in Jupiter Brush Fire

JUPITER-  A 12-year-old boy is facing a third-degree felony charge after police say he started a brushfire in the community of Abacoa off Donald Ross Road, according to our news partners at the Palm Beach Post. Another boy could be charged with the same crime later in the week.

The fire burned about an acre in the nature preserve area at Abacoa. No homes were threatened by the fire.

The child has been released to his parents custody. He's charged with intentional burning of land.

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