16-Year-Old Boy Arrested Over Morningside School Fire

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18 October 2018

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Police have charged a boy following investigations into a suspicious fire at a Morningside school earlier this week

The devesating fire took out one year 4 classroom, several year 3 classrooms and a mixed year 2 and 3 building at Morningside State School. 

The fire broke out just before 3am on the Pashen Street grounds on Tuesday morning. 

Police said today in a statement: 

"A 16-year-old boy was charged yesterday with one count of arson and one count of unlawful use of a motor vehicle.Investigations into the incident are continuing with police asking members of the public who may have seen any suspicious activity in the vicinity to contact them."

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