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Officials battle second fire at Dike Newell School in Bath on Monday

Monday's fire comes days after a Bath man was accused of starting a fire at the school Friday night.

BATH, Maine — Officials are at the scene of a second fire at Dike Newell School in Bath.

The Bath Fire Department confirmed that multiple fire departments responded to the scene.

Monday's fire comes days after a Bath man was accused of starting a fire at the elementary school Friday night. Bath police said Monday's fire was determined to be a flare-up from Friday's fire.

In a video sent to NEWS CENTER Maine, flames can be seen coming up through the school's roof.

The fire chief told NEWS CENTER Maine that the portion of the building that is damaged is the classrooms for kindergarten through second grade, and the roof collapsed during the second fire.  

Allan Thomas Vigil, 30, of Bath was arrested without incident Saturday evening in connection with Friday's fire, according to a Maine Department of Public Safety release. Vigil was charged with burglary and arson.

The release stated Vigil was taken to Two Bridges Jail in Wiscasset.

Credit: NCM
Credit: NCM
Credit: William Rankis
Credit: William Rankis

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