- Associated Press - Sunday, June 4, 2017

GAMALIEL, Ky. (AP) - Kentucky State Police say a juvenile has been charged in a fire that damaged an elementary school.

Trooper Billy Gregory says in a news release that the girl was charged with arson, burglary and criminal mischief in Friday’s fire at Gamaliel Elementary School in southcentral Kentucky. The girl has been released to her parents.

The statement says five school employees were working with the fire broke out. All made it to safety and no injuries were reported.

The fire caused up to $1 million in damage to the school.

The statement says additional charges are expected.


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