October 25, 2014

Young kids set abandoned Omaha house on fire

Omaha firefighters rushed to battle a house fire Wednesday afternoon at 43rd and Sprague Streets.

The house had been abandoned and there was no electricity or gas service at the house that was heavily damaged.

Investigators determined that three juveniles were responsible for the fire and admitted to fire play.

Investigators say there was evidence present in the area. All three juveniles, ages 8 and 9, were referred to the Omaha Fire Department Junior Fire Starter Education Program.