From the Maryland State Fire Marshal’ Office:
At 11:36 am The Aberdeen Fire Department responded to an automatic alarm with-in the Aberdeen High School located at 251 Paradise Street, Aberdeen. The fire alarm activation was determined to be malicious in nature.
Deputy State Fire Marshals and officers of the Aberdeen Police Department recovered evidence at the scene which lead to the arrest of a sixteen year old female juvenile.
The juvenile has been charged with causing a false alarm and if convicted faces a penalty of five years incarceration and or $5,000.00 dollars in fines. The juvenile was released into the custody of her parents.