Teen arrested for allegedly setting Pacifica brushfire

PACIFICA, Calif. (KTVU and wires) -- A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in connection with started a brush fire that burned about 2 and a half acres in Pacifica, authorities announced Friday.

Investigators were withholding the boy’s name due to his age.

 Police and fire personnel responded at 3:48 p.m. Thursday to the area of the Cindy Way Little League fields on report of a grass fire.   The fire was contained around 6:20 p.m.’

During the investigation, two juveniles seen in the area when the fire started were interviewed, and a third juvenile was identified as the suspect who started the fire.

The suspect was interviewed and later arrested, police said.