CLEVELAND COUNTY, Okla. – Cleveland County sheriff’s deputies arrested a 17-year-old girl accused of starting a fire at Norman treatment center.
Firefighters say the fire started Dec. 18 at 9:13 p.m. at the Southern Plains Treatment Services center on 12th Avenue NE in Norman.
According to firefighters, the fire damaged a bathroom and laundry room inside the center.
Deputies spoke with facility staff members who said a 17-year-old girl who was under treatment at the facility possibly started the fire.
According to deputies, the suspect admitted to starting the fire.
The girl was arrested as a youthful offender on a first-degree arson complaint.
Her name is not being released at this time.
The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating the fire.