Two Klein ISD students charged with arson for firework incident


A pair of students are facing felony arson charges for an incident involving a firework that went off at Klein Forest High School yesterday, according to the Harris County Fire Marshal's Office.

Four students suffered minor injuries as a result after the firework went off inside a container in the school's cafeteria, officials said.

The incident led to the evacuation of the school yesterday afternoon.

Harris County Fire Marshal Laurie Christensen said some of the injuries were a result of how the device activated and others were from students trying to evacuate the school.

"This was a very serious incident that occurred inside one of our schools, and we are fortunate the injuries sustained were minor," Christensen stated in a press release.

"This was a very serious incident that occurred inside one of our schools, and we are fortunate the injuries sustained were minor," said Christensen. "I'm proud of our partnerships with Klein ISD Police, local law enforcement, and the District Attorney's Office. Our officers were able to quickly identify the suspects, obtain confessions, and file charges."


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