Suspicious school fire in Rockhampton, QLD

Police are investigating after two fires were lit at a school in Wandal early this morning, Queensland Police say.

Police were called to the Campbell Street school at 2.30am by security who had observed two people wearing black running from the school toward Campbell Street.

Entry had been forced to the Arts block and a fire started in the foyer. The fire has damaged an internal wall however there is smoke damage throughout the building.

A second fire was started outside D block where about twenty air-conditioning units were awaiting installation. All the air-conditioning units have been destroyed.

The fires were put out by 3am and crime scene investigators will attend the school later this morning.

Police are appealing for anyone with further information or with relevant CCTV to contact police.

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