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Two Juveniles Arrested for Arson in Carlsbad

Carlsbad CA— Early this morning, April 8 at 3:48 a.m., the City of Carlsbad Police Department received a call about a fire at a playground located at Sweetwater Street and Coral Reef Avenue.

The City of Carlsbad Fire Department and Police Department responded, and the Fire Department extinguished the fire.

Early investigation by the Fire Department revealed that the fire was started by an unknown accelerant.  A second fire location was found in the roadway at the Coaster Station located in the 6500 block of Avenida Encinas.

Police and Fire investigators were called to the scene to investigate.  The investigation lead to the arrest of two juvenile suspects, a 17-year-old female and a 14-year-old male.

The investigation is ongoing.