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UPDATE: Teen charged after cash missing in fire aftermath

UPDATE: A student is accused of stealing money from a Fond du Lac County high school damaged by fire earlier this month.

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UPDATED Friday, March 21, 2014 --- 11:37 a.m.

MOUNT CALVARY, Wis. (AP) -- A student is accused of stealing money from a Fond du Lac County high school damaged by fire earlier this month.

The 15-year-old student at St. Lawrence Seminary High School is being held at a juvenile detention center. Fond du Lac County Sheriff's Capt. Rick Olig says investigators learned after the March 8 fire that an undisclosed amount of cash was missing. Olig says the boy was found with a cash amount that's consistent with what was taken.

Authorities say the cause of the fire is suspicious. But, Olig says the boy has not been charged with setting it. He tells Action Reporter Media (http://fondul.ac/1jbivho ) the investigation into the fire continues.

Fire destroyed St. Joseph Hall, the oldest building on the campus of the historic Capuchin seminary high school in Mount Calvary. No one was hurt.

Copyright 2014: Associated Press

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Posted March 8, 2014

MOUNT CALVARY, Wis. (AP) -- The nearly 200 students at St. Lawrence Seminary are safe after a five-alarm fire at the boarding school.

School spokesman Philip Van Ermen says all students have been allowed to return to their dorms, according to the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

No one was injured in the fire, which happened before dawn Saturday in St. Joseph Hall. Action Reporter Media in Fond du Lac reports that St. Joseph Hall is the oldest building on campus, and is severely damaged. The building houses offices and classrooms.

The cause of the blaze is still being investigated. No other buildings were damaged.

St. Lawrence Seminary High School is a private, Catholic boarding school for male students. It was founded in 1860 by Capuchin Franciscans.

Copyright 2014: Associated Press


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