BURKE — A teenager was arrested and faces a felony arson charge after an early morning barn fire on East Road Wednesday.

A preliminary investigation by law enforcement led to the arrest of an 18-year-old, according to a state police press release, which states the fire destroyed a barn and killed approximately 100 cows.

The teen, who was charged with third-degree arson, was not named in the state police press release.

State troopers were called to East Road after a structure fire was reported at about 4 a.m.

An investigation into the fire is ongoing.

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