- Associated Press - Wednesday, March 4, 2020

PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities say an arrest has been made in a couple of bathroom fires that prompted evacuation of a north Philadelphia high school.

Police say the blazes in the fifth-floor girls’ and boys’ bathrooms at Dobbins High School were reported shortly before 9 a.m. Wednesday. Fire department personnel extinguished them quickly and students were evacuated.

But police say after students were allowed back into the building, they were evacuated again due to a smoke bomb. Police say a teacher who tried to extinguish the smoke bomb was taken to Temple Medical Center for treatment of smoke inhalation.

Police say an arrest was made in an arson investigation. No charges were immediately announced.

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