North Port High School student under arrest for arson

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NORTH PORT, Fla.- A 17-year-old North Port High School student is under arrest for arson.

North Port police say on Wednesday, the student tried to light multiple areas of a classroom on fire using a lighter and a spray can as an accelerant.

No injuries were reported, however, police say the entire school had to be evacuated because of the student’s actions.

The teen is now facing a first-degree felony charge for starting the fire.

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