BUENOS AIRES – A trade school in Ensenada, a city in Argentina’s Buenos Aires province, was robbed and set on fire early Tuesday, leaving nearly 800 students without classes, but no one was injured in the blaze, school spokesmen told EFE.
The fire was intentionally set and caused extensive damage to the school, especially an area that was remodeled last year.
Investigators are trying to determine who set the fire, but there are no suspects in the case.
Classes were suspended and temporary classrooms are expected to be installed this week on the sports field to resume normal academic activities.
“The damage is tremendous. It is an outrage that some individuals can cause this kind of damage. We will get the money and we will fix the school. It will be very expensive because damages are extensive, but we will fix it,” Ensenada Mayor Mario Secco told Radio Provincia.