HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A 12-year-old boy has been charged with arson after a fire ripped through a garage at a Long Island home Friday evening.

According to authorities, the boy was playing with a plumber’s torch in the backyard of an acquaintance’s home on Union Place in Hempstead when he set a detached garage on fire, WCBS 880’s Sophia Hall reported. 

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The garage was fully engulfed in flames when authorities arrived, officials said.

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The child, whose name is being withheld due to his age, was arrested and charged with arson 4th Degree as a juvenile.

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No injuries were reported.