The fire marshal is looking into a small fire in the lower level boys bathroom at Magnolia Middle School.

The fire, which occurred around 1:38 p.m. Friday at the school at 299 Fort Hoyle Road in Joppa, caused about $50 in damage, according to a notice from the Office of the State Fire Marshal. The fire marshal listed the preliminary cause of the “result of ordinary combustibles intentionally set on fire.”

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School staff discovered the fire and were able to put it out in about 5 minutes. No fire department response was required, according to a notice from the Office of the State Fire Marshal.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact the fire marshal at 410-836-4844.

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