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Attempted arson at Uplands elementary


On Saturday February 11th at 1:30 AM a fire was reported at Uplands Elementary school ,located on Stronach Drive.

On February 11th at 1:30 AM , City of Nanaimo Fire and Rescue crews requested police assistance withe a deliberately set fire at Uplands elementary located on Stronach Drive.

When officers arrived ,they found a plastic bottle smouldering next to the school. The bottle had been set on fire and the heat and flames had scorched the side of the school. Fortunately there was no permanent damage sustained to the school.

Earlier in the evening a report was received of teenagers attempting to set a fire in the playground at Uplands elementary.Patrols were made but no fire or suspects were located.

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