School Fire Arson

Contact: John S. Robison, State Fire Marshal
(334) 241-4166


A fire in a restroom at Bob Jones High School in Madison today resulted in minor damage to the school and one juvenile charged with Arson First Degree.

The Madison Fire Department responded to the fire at 650 Hughes Road at 1:25 PM. No injuries were reported and only minor damage occurred during the fire.

Investigators from the Madison Police and Fire Departments, as well as the State Fire Marshals Office, reported the fire was intentionally set by a 14 year old who confessed to setting the fire.