Arrest made in overnight fire at Miami Valley Christian Academy in Newtown

Crime Report (image)Arrest made in overnight fire at Miami Valley Christian Academy in Newtown | #ESC_LLC #School #Fire #Police  #Arrest | Officials said a preliminary investigation showed someone set several fires in that athletics building and broke windows in the school building. The damage is estimated at approximately $100,000 (wcpo).

Thomas Holbert, 18, was found on the scene and has been charged with arson. Investigators believe he acted alone.

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John Larkin, imageNo one truly understands why anyone would torch a school building. Perhaps it’s something in their childhood, or perhaps it’s something that happened recently. Whatever it is, it’s a tragedy because of they money and long-term effects that such a fire has on the school children who rely it for their life-necessary education,” says John Larkin, Senior Partner with ESC of Greater Ohio. “Fire alarm systems are a necessary ingredient of any school system, and ESC is dedicated  to providing fire code-required maintenance and testing.”

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