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2 Arrested After Firework Ignited Inside Houston-Area School

Jan 8, 2020

Two students were arrested after being charged with felony arson for allegedly igniting a firework inside a Houston-area high school cafeteria and causing several injuries, officials announced Wednesday.

Officials said four students suffered minor injuries when an aerial firework was set off in the cafeteria at Klein Forest High School in Klein around 1 p.m. Tuesday.

The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office said the two students were charged with arson because they intentionally caused an explosion within the school.

“Our officers were able to quickly identify the suspects, obtain confessions, and file charges,” said Harris County Fire Marshal Laurie Christensen.

Two students were arrested after being charged with felony arson for allegedly igniting a firework inside a Houston-area high school cafeteria and causing several injuries, officials announced Wednesday.

Officials said four students suffered minor injuries when an aerial firework was set off in the cafeteria at Klein Forest High School in Klein around 1 p.m. Tuesday.

The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office said the two students were charged with arson because they intentionally caused an explosion within the school.

“Our officers were able to quickly identify the suspects, obtain confessions, and file charges,” said Harris County Fire Marshal Laurie Christensen.