Skip to main content

One person arrested after fire at Alliston high school

Share

Police arrested an individual accused of starting a fire at an Alliston high school over the weekend.

Fire crews were called to Banting Memorial High School around 3:30 a.m. on Saturday for a fire that broke out in a staff workroom on the first floor.

In a letter sent to parents, the school's principal said crews quickly extinguished the fire and began ventilating the building.

Firefighters rescued a semi-conscious man who was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Officials say the individual is unknown to the school and was arrested in connection with the incident.

A restoration contractor and school board operations staff cleaned up throughout the weekend following the fire.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

CTVNews.ca Top Stories

Search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 may resume

Malaysia's government said Sunday it may renew the hunt for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 after a U.S. technology firm proposed a fresh search in the southern Indian Ocean where the plane is believed to have crashed a decade ago.

Trump mulls VP options amid primary wins

The South Carolina senator failed in his own bid for president. But his enthusiastic campaigning for the former president has been generating buzz about Scott's prospects as Trump's potential pick for a running mate.

Stay Connected