Girls charged with arson

September 1, 2009 2:30:18 PM PDT
Two 11-year-old girls are in their parents custody after allegedly starting a fire that destroyed a Joliet warehouse.They face charges of arson in connection with the fire late Sunday night at Tire Grinder Transporters, a tire recycling company.

"The Herald News" reports the two girls lit some paper on fire while playing with a lighter. Flames spread quickly because the warehouse was filled with shredded tires.

The fire burned for nearly 5 hours.

No one was hurt.