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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.

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