UPDATE: Teen charged as an adult in house fire

The 15-year-old who allegedly set his family’s house on fire will be charged as an adult. WTAE reports he told State police he felt “disrespected” by his family for years.

The fire started around 3 a.m. at a home on Maitland Lane in Hickory Township.  Firefighters say the fire started in a bedroom.

His parents and 11-year-old sister were taken to a Pittsburgh-area hospital with serious burns, but were in stable condition.

The suspect is facing several charges and his name has not yet been released.

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