MONTCLAIR, NJ - A Montclair High School varsity girls' basketball game was evacuated on Tuesday after a fire was discovered in the bathroom around 8PM.
According to a letter sent to parents by principal Anthony Grosso, a small fire had been set in the boys' bathroom near the lobby of the gym. When the fire was discovered by a Montclair Police Officer who was covering the event, the game/building was evacuated and first responders notified.
Montclair Police and Montclair Fire Department responded and quickly extinguished the fire. Officials noted damage to a soap dispenser.
The police are currently investigating the incident. Grosso wrote, "The Montclair Police Department and the Montclair Fire Department are working together to identify a person of interest."
There were no reported injuries.