Teen charged in Darien brush fire

Police say neighbors saw the teen starting the fire and then running from the park shortly after the flames broke out.

Police say neighbors saw the teen starting the fire and then running from the park shortly after the flames broke out. (4/22/16)

DARIEN - Darien police say they have charged a teenager with starting a fire at Woodland Park.

The fire broke out in the park in between West Avenue and Middlesex Road on Wednesday afternoon.

Police say neighbors saw the teen starting the fire and then running from the park shortly after the flames broke out.

They say they later found evidence at the teen's home linking him to the blaze.

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