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Police: Three minors set First Colony Marina boats on fire

Police: Three minors set First Colony Marina boats on fire

JAMES CITY — Three minors are accused of setting an Aug. 24 fire that destroyed two boats and scorched three others at First Colony Marina, said James City County fire officials, in a news release.

Fire officials didn’t name the James City County minors charged with arson. It isn’t clear whether they will face additional charges. . They were being held at Merrimac Juvenile Detention Center Friday.

The morning of the blaze, James City County firefighters were called to the First Colony Marina along the James River and found two boats ablaze in dry dock and three others with fire damage, officials said.

A 16-foot sailboat and a 23-foot pleasure boat...

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