Police Investigate Fires Outside Elementary School

Police in Canton, Massachusetts, are investigating two fires that appear to have been intentionally set outside of an elementary school.

Sunday morning around 8 a.m., police discovered two small fires contained to a dumpster and a mulched area of a playground at the Kennedy Elementary School.

The fires were quickly contained and police say students are not in danger. Officers will be adding extra surveillance of the Kennedy and all Canton Public Schools to their routes.

The incident is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Canton Police at 781-828-1212.

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