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BOY, 10, IS CHARGED WITH FELONY ARSON

A 10-year-old boy was charged with felony arson and petitioned to Family Court after starting a house fire on Columbus Avenue in Dunkirk last weekend, Dunkirk police reported.

The fire was set at about 9 p.m. Sunday at 523 Columbus Ave., according to officials.

Chautauqua County fire investigators determined the cause to be arson.

Dunkirk police followed up on a tip from a neighbor, located and apprehended the boy accused of starting the fire.