Thursday, September 11, 2008
An arson fire early Tuesday at a Vallejo middle school damaged two portable buildings and left a dozen classrooms unusable, displacing hundreds of students.
The fire was reported about 5:15 a.m. at Franklin Middle School at 501 Starr Ave. The blaze was started with an accelerant
About 260 sixth-grade students were displaced as a result of the fire. Estimated damage was $120,000.