A Mitchell man was charged after failing to report a house fire.
Levi Adam Young Sr., 31, tried to put out a fire at 912 E. 5th Ave. in Mitchell on April 1. But when he was unsuccessful, he left the residence without telling anyone about the fire. Mitchell police the fire caused several thousand dollars of damage to the home.
The Mitchell Fire Department, Mitchell Police Department, South Dakota DCI and South Dakota State Fire Marshal's Office investigated.
Young faces up to a year in county jail and/or a $2,000 fine for the misdemeanor charge.