PORTERVILLE, Calif. (KSWB) -- Two 13-year-old boys have been arrested on suspicion of starting a blaze at a public library in central California that left a firefighter dead and another missing, officials said.
Porterville Police Chief Eric Kroutil said Wednesday the teenagers were arrested Tuesday in the blaze at the Porterville Public Library that killed fire Capt. Raymond Figueroa, 35.
Firefighter Patrick Jones, 25, is still missing, said Porterville Fire Chief David LaPere.
Kroutil said the teenagers were seen running from the library shortly after the blaze started.
The boys face arson, manslaughter and conspiracy charges. Their names were not released because they are minors.
The blaze was reported at about 4:15 p.m. Tuesday at the library in Porterville, fire officials said.