Man accused of setting fire to part of Marticville Middle School

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MARTIC TOWNSHIP, LANCASTER COUNTY, Pa.–A Lancaster County man was arrested early Monday after state police say he set fire to part of the Marticville Middle School.

Kevin A. Dube, 24,of Pequea, is charged with arson, institutional vandalism, burglary and criminal trespassing.

According to state police reports, Dube broke into the middle school located along the 300 block of Frogtown Road in Martic Township just before 3:30 a.m.

Once inside, Dube activated three fire alarms and set fire to a metal door–near the rear of the school, according to the criminal complaint.  Dube was arrested inside the school and taken to Lancaster County Prison in lieu of $200,000 bail.

While he was being taken into custody, Dube stated he started the fire with three dollars, according to court documents.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for March 24.