Student starts fire inside bathroom of Horry County elementary school

Student starts fire inside bathroom of Horry County elementary school
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LITTLE RIVER, SC (WMBF) – No injuries were reported after a student started a small fire inside a bathroom at a Little River area elementary school Monday, according to district officials.

Lisa Bourcier, spokesperson for Horry County Schools, said the student started the fire at Waterway Elementary School around 8:45 a.m.

According to Bourcier, the fire was quickly extinguished and the fire department was contacted.

She added the incident is under investigation.

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