James City County Fire Marshals have charged three juveniles with arson as the result of an investigation regarding an early morning fire on Aug. 24 at the First Colony Marina.
Five boats were damaged in the fire. Two boats, a 16-foot sailboat and a 23-foot pleasure boat, are listed as complete losses and three boats had scorch burns.
James City County Fire units were dispatched to the report of an unknown type of fire at the First Colony Marina in James City County at 5:42 a.m. The units arrived at 5:49 a.m. to find two boats in dry dock on fire. Both boats were extinguished by 5:55 a.m.
Media Contact: Assistant Chief Miles Pettengell, Fire/EMS Public Information Officer