Boy arrested over alleged arson attack at GC school

A teenage boy has been arrested over a suspicious fire at Aquinas College in Ashmore on Sunday.

Police allege that around 1.30pm, a fire was deliberately lit at the school which is situated at the intersection of Edmund Rice Drive and Southport Nerang Road.

The blaze caused extensive damage to a number of lockers, port racks and ceiling however there was no structural damage to the building.


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A 16-year-old Carrara boy will be dealt with under the provisions of the Youth Justice Act 1992.