A teenager is now charged in connection with a fire earlier this month at Mason City High School. The Mason City Police Department has charged 17-year-old Trace Bangert, who is a student at the school, with reckless use of fire in connection with an October 13th fire that happened in a garbage can in a second floor boys’ bathroom. Nobody was injured in the fire.
Reckless use of fire is a serious misdemeanor. Bangert has been referred to Juvenile Court Services, according to a news release.
Contributed by Bob Fisher, KRIB, Mason City