13-year-old boy charged after Aberdeen multi-storey car park fire

The fire happened at the Denburn car park. Picture: Derek Ironside/ Newsline

A 13-year-old boy has now been charged following a car park fire in Aberdeen which damaged six vehicles.

The fire broke out at the Denburn multi-storey in the city at around 4.15pm on Tuesday.

More than 40 firefighters were scrambled to the scene to extinguish the blaze.

Police said yesterday the boy had been arrested and announced this morning he had now been charged.

A spokesman said: “The youth will be reported to the youth justice management unit.”