Three Youths Get Probation for Starting Civic Stadium Fire

Eugene Emeralds logoThree of the four boys accused of playing with fire and starting a massive blaze that destroyed historic Civic Stadium in Eugene (OR) will spend up to five years on probation. Investigators say three 12-year-olds and a 10-year-old were playing with fire and then ran away when the flames got out of control.  The case against a fourth boy charged in the fire is ongoing.  Read more and see photos here.

Former Civic Stadium tenant paid tribute to the destroyed ballpark on Aug. 16, Eugene Emeralds Twitter photo.

Civic Stadium’s former tenant paid tribute to the destroyed ballpark on Aug. 16, Eugene Emeralds Twitter photo.

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One response to “Three Youths Get Probation for Starting Civic Stadium Fire

  1. Bart

    The part I find disturbing is that the kids admitted to starting a trash can on fire AFTER they burned the stadium down. If a massive fire wasn’t enough to scare the hell out of them, I don’t think “probation” is a strong enough penalty.

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