Konrad Stoch admits Ashbourne Leisure Centre fire
An 18-year-old man has been given a suspended prison sentence after starting a fire which closed a leisure centre swimming pool.
Konrad Stoch, of Highfield Road, Ashbourne, set fire to a bin outside Ashbourne Leisure Centre on 26 July.
The blaze damaged a filtration system for the pool, costing the local authority about £300,000 in repairs.
Stoch pleaded guilty at Derby Crown Court on Tuesday.
He was given a 20-month prison sentence, suspended for two years, and was also given a supervision order.
He must carry out 120 hours of unpaid work.
The swimming pool, on Station Road, is set to re-open in January.
Two other teenagers were released without charge after being questioned about the blaze.