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Police arrest teen in Waipahu school restroom fire

A 15-year-old girl is believed to have started a fire in the restroom of Waipahu Intermediate School Friday, which caused $5,000 worth of damage.

The fire was reported at 1:40 p.m. and five companies responded and extinguished the blaze around five minutes later.

The restroom fire is believed to have been intentionally set with a cigarette lighter.

The girl was arrested on suspicion of second-degree arson and released pending further investigation.

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