Four 13-year-olds charged in fire at Wildcliff Mansion

December 12, 2018 - 1:45 pm

NEW ROCHELLE, NY (1010 WINS) -- Four middle school students are in hot water over a fire at Wildcliff Mansion in New Rochelle.

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Cops and firefighters responded to the blaze around 4:30 on the afternoon of November 26. Reports say that by the time first responders arrived, the building was already engulfed in flames. Before it was extinguished the fire collapsed the roof of the mansion.

New Rochelle Fire Chief Andy Sandor, Mayor Noam Bramson and City Manager Chuck Strome discuss a fire that destroyed the Wildcliff mansion on Nov. 26, 2018. New Rochelle Wildcliff fire
© Matt Spillane/The Journal News

The blaze was deemed suspicious and later determined to be the result of arson.

All of the teens have been charged with criminal trespass, one of the suspects is also charged with arson.

Due to their age, the teens have not been ifentified.