Boys playing with matches torch barn

LOTHIAN, Md. - Two boys playing with matches are behind a barn fire in Anne Arundel County, fire officials say.

The fire started Saturday afternoon just before 4 p.m. in a barn in the 5900 block of Talbot Road in Lothian.

Anne Arundel County firefighters fought the blaze with help from Calvert and Prince George’s County fire departments. They brought the fire under control in about 10 minutes.

Two boys, ages 10 and 12 were treated at the scene for non-life threatening injuries. Officials said the fire was caused by the boys playing with matches.

Damage is estimated at $10,000.

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