Four youths held over school blaze

The Herald - - FRONT PAGE -

FOUR teenagers have been de­tained in con­nec­tion with a wil­ful fire-rais­ing in­ci­dent at a dis­used school in Aberdeen.

Po­lice said three 15-yearolds and one aged 14 would be re­ported over a blaze at Cordyce School in Dyce.

Fire crews were called to the school at around 11pm on Mon­day. It took 30 fire­fight­ers took about three hours to bring the flames un­der con­trol.

De­tec­tive In­spec­tor David Howieson said: “The build­ing was ex­ten­sively dam­aged and it goes with­out say­ing that this could have been a much more se­ri­ous in­ci­dent. Thank­fully no one was in­jured.”

Po­lice have ap­pealed for in­for­ma­tion.

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.