Police charged a boy Thursday for allegedly torching an elderly woman’s trailer earlier this month.
The fire consumed the unidentified woman’s trailer along Tall Pines Drive off S State Street by Tidbury Park in Dover, Del.
Camden Wyoming Fire Company firefighters rescued the woman from the dwelling and rushed her to the hospital where she remained in critical condition suffering from burns and smoke inhalation, according to the state fire marshal.
Through an investigation, authorities discovered that a 13-year-old boy living in the home alleged started the blaze. He was charged with felony reckless burning and reckless endangerment and committed to Stevenson House in lieu of $2,500 secured bond.