Police investigate reports of fires

An ambulance was requested at a Lewis Street residence Tuesday afternoon after it was reported a juvenile set another juvenile’s leg on fire.

According to Fostoria Police reports, a 200-block Lewis Street called 911 just before 4:30 p.m. to report a 7-year-old girl’s leg was set on fire by a neighborhood youth.

Approximately five minutes earlier, a caller in the 800 block of Williston Avenue reported children grabbed a gas can and set the area under a tree on fire.

Evidence was collected from the Williston Avenue address, the report states.

A call placed to Capt. Patrick Brooks of the Fostoria Police Department was not returned Wednesday evening.