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Safety Tips: School Arsons
Here are some School Arson facts:
  • 61% of all school fires are caused by arson.
  • 70% of school arsons are committed in high schools.*
  • 78 % of school fires occur during the school week.
  • Injuries caused by school arsons are higher than those of all non-residential structure fires.
  • Arsons robs communities of its valuable assets - lives and property
  • Children under the age of 18 started 41,900 fires last year and caused $272 million in property damage.
  • Typically fires in schools are set in bathrooms.