A Brownville teenager has admitted to setting a Watertown building on fire.
John Long appeared Wednesday in Jefferson County Court, where he pleaded guilty to third-degree arson and first-degree reckless endangerment.
The 18 year old set a February 19 fire at a large building at 108 Newell Street. The blaze injured two city firefighters.
His alleged accomplice, 18 year old Scott Munson of Watertown, remains jailed in connection with the arson.
A grand jury had indicted both men on the following charges:
- first-degree assault- third-degree arson- first-degree reckless endangerment- second-degree criminal mischief- third-degree burglary- fourth-degree criminal mischief- third-degree assault
Long faces two-and-a-third to 7 years in prison when he's sentenced November 2.