Fairhaven High School Closed Due To Vandalism
Fairhaven High School is closed Monday following a vandalism incident Sunday afternoon at the school. According to police, 2 out of town teenagers set off fire extinguishers inside the building during a Pop Warner Football Tournement at the Fairhaven High School field. The two teens, one from Fall River and the other from Freetown, snuck into the school and set off fire extinguihsers on the second and third floor which triggered off smoke detectors and spread the dried chemical powder over the hallways, desks and lockers. Superintendent of Schools Dr. Robert Baldwin says they’ll be looking into how the students got into the building.
Police checked out surveillance video and arrested the 2 teens near the concession stand. They will be charged in Juvenile Court with breaking and entering in the daytime, felony vandalism and trespassing. because of their ages their names will not be revealed.