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Student detained after explosion at Florida high school

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POSTED February 25, 2018 9:32 p.m.

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Authorities have detained a 14-year-old boy and launched an arson investigation after an explosion led to an evacuation of a Florida high school.The Orange County sheriff’s spokesman Jeff Williamson says that officers received reports of a loud bang coming from the boys’ bathroom Saturday morning as Timber Creek High School was hosting a debate competition.After hearing the explosion and seeing smoke, staff members evacuated the Orlando school, sending students out to a field. No injuries were reported.Williamson says several law enforcement agencies including the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives responded to the call. They swept and cleared the school.

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