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UPDATE: Investigators Rule Alameda High Fire as Arson

Alameda Police investigators are further looking into a classroom counter top fire that occurred at the high school early Wednesday morning.

Updated 6:17 p.m.

Alameda police and fire officials have ruled a suspicious fire that broke out at Alameda High School this morning as arson.

Capt. Jim Colburn told Alameda Patch that the classroom fire set off a smoke detector at around 3:26 a.m. When firefighters arrived at the scene, they found the fire to be on top of a counter in the classroom.

Colburn said Alameda Police investigators are further investigating the incident.

Parents reported on Alameda Patch's Facebook page that a robocall was sent out by the school this morning warning them of the early morning fire.

Alameda Patch will update this story as more information is made available.

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Michael January 05, 2013 at 12:26 AM
Was an arrest ever made in this arson?

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