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Police: Fire at old Blacksburg High School intentionally set

BLACKSBURG, Va. – The Blacksburg Police Department is now investigating a fire at the old Blacksburg High School as an arson. 

The fire started on July 15 at the school on the 500 block of Patrick Henry Drive. 

During the course of the investigation, police say it became evident that the fire was intentionally set. 

The total extent of damage to the vacant building has not been determined at this time.