Suspects sought in Philly-area high school fire

LANSDOWNE, Pa. (AP) — Investigators say they are looking for suspects in connection with a fire that seriously damaged a suburban Philadelphia high school, which will now be closed for the remainder of the school year.

The Delaware County Daily Times reports (http://bit.ly/12seDh3 ) district officials say they are working on a modified schedule for students at Penn Wood High School in Lansdowne. Authorities say someone set fire to the building before 4 a.m. Thursday, damaging the lobby and several classrooms.

Fire officials say the blaze appears to have been intentionally set and that police found a door pried open. District Attorney Jack Whelan says authorities are looking for one or two individuals believed to be involved in the arson.

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Information from: Delaware County Daily Times, http://www.delcotimes.com

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