Detectives are investigating an early morning arson and burglary at one of the portable classrooms at Asa Mercer Middle School in the 1600 block of South Columbian Way.
At around 1:30 a.m. Sunday, Seattle Fire responded to a fire alarm at the school.
Firefighters found evidence of forced entry and arson. Police were called and detectives from the Arson/Bomb Squad responded.
Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire set inside the portable classroom.
Police say it’s believed that a number of computers that were inside the classroom were stolen by the suspect(s).
CSI detectives also responded to and assisted with evidence collection.