Oelwein Police have filed charges against two juveniles, for their involvement in 2 recent house fires.


The fires happened in the 100 block of 4th Avenue NE in Oelwein, on September 14th. Fire crews determined that the blaze began in a garage and spread to the home; it then spread to a neighboring house to the south.

No one was injured, but the homes were totaled.

Following an investigation, authorities determined the fire was intentionally set. Two juveniles, both under the age of 14, have been referred to Juvenile Court Services for Arson-2nd Degree.

The suspects' names were not released.