Tampa student arrested for lighting another classmate’s clothing on fire

A student at an alternative school in Tampa was arrested for allegedly lighting a classmate’s clothing on fire.Tampa Police and Fire investigators went to a call at the North Tampa Alternative School around 1 p.m. on September 14. Tampa Police said the two students were in class together when the incident happened.A 13-year-old boy used a lighter to set fire to the sweatshirt the victim was wearing, TPD said. The victim extinguished the flame by slapping his back and was left with a three-inch hole burned into his sweatshirt, but no injuries.Tampa Police arrested the boy who started the fire

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