Troopers: 2 teens facing arson charges in fire that leveled Palmyra laundromat

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PALMYRA, N.Y. (WHEC)— Troopers say two teenagers were given tickets for setting a fire that leveled a laundromat in Palmyra Wednesday morning.

Troopers say the teens, aged 13 and 14 are facing charges for fourth-degree arson.

The fire broke out around 11 a.m. at the Palmyra Coin-Op on Williams Street. Companies from several area fire departments responded, but the building was considered a total loss. The laundromat is next door to the Alling Coverlet Museum, which suffered minor damage to an adjacent wall and the second floor.

Nobody was hurt.

Both teens will return their appearance tickets to the Wayne County Probation Department. No appearance date was mentioned.