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Police suspect arson in Knightdale High modular unit fire

Posted April 26, 2012 5:45 p.m. EDT
Updated April 26, 2012 5:55 p.m. EDT

— Police are interviewing a person of interest in the suspected arson of a modular unit at Knightdale High School Thursday afternoon, according to Knightdale’s fire chief.

Chief Tim Guffey said the fire started in the bathroom of an eight-room modular unit around noon and caused about $20,000 in damage. Fire crews were dispatched after a fire alarm went off in the unit, prompting students and staff to leave the building.

No one was injured.

No other details were released.