Vandals burn bookshelves, carpeting at high school

December 24, 1996

Vandals broke into Francis Scott Key High School during the weekend and set fire to carpeting and bookshelves, causing an estimated $1,000 in damage, state fire marshals said yesterday.

A custodian discovered the damage at 12: 50 p.m. in the school in the 3800 block of Bark Hill Road in Union Bridge, fire marshals said.

Vandals forced open a window to gain access to the building, according to authorities.

Pub Date: 12/24/96

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