7-year-old accused of burning down home as parents slept: report

A seven-year-old has been charged with intentionally setting their West Virginia home on fire while their parents slept, 13 News reported.

The Jackson County Sheriff’s Department said two people received minor burns in the fire but made it out of the house safely.

The 7-year-old faces a first-degree arson charge. Officials said they won't share more details about the investigation due to the “sensitive nature of the case," The News & Observer reported.