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Girl charged for fire at Waynesboro HS restroom

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WAYNESBORO, Pa. (WHTM) -

A 15-year-old girl has been arrested for setting a fire Wednesday morning at Waynesboro Area Senior High School.

Police said the girl has been charged with arson, recklessly endangering, risking a catastrophe, and criminal mischief.

Her name was not released.

The high school was evacuated for about 15 minutes when the toilet paper fire was started in a girl's restroom.

Police said the fire was extinguished by the school's sprinkler system, and no injuries were reported.

District superintendent Dr. Sherian Diller said the fire was contained to the restroom and damaged a plastic toilet paper holder.

She said there is also smoke and water damage to the restroom, and water damage in a hallway.


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