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BHS arson enters record booksThe Burnsville Sun/Current May 4, 1994 reports that the April 25 fire at the high school was the second most costly fire in the states history. The theme of the 1994 Year book was "The Fire Inside". Ironically, the theme was selected before the fire. The prior year the school teams changed from the Burnsville Braves to the Burnsville Blaze.
Arson rocks BHS 1994May 1, 1994 Burnsville This Week reports on the $5 million dollar of damage to High school. Governor Arne Anderson and local legislators toured the damage seeking $1.2 million in emergency assistance.
Automatic Sprinker effectiveness evident in school fires 1995Three large Minnesota high school buildings were damaged by arson fires during the last week of April 1994 including Burnsville High School. the first and most damaging of these fires occured April 25, 1994 at Burnsville High School. Four days later, fires were reported during the early morning hours at two other high schools - Edina and Minnetonka. All the fires demonstrated the effectiveness of automatic sprinkler protection...
Classes to resume at new site 1994Following the arson fire at the high school, high school classes are moved to Nicollet Junior HIgh/Sky Oaks School campus. Class periods were abbreviated and days shortened under a split shift arrangement.
Fire fighters entered an inferno 1994The May 11, 1994 issue of the Burnsville Sun Current reports that firefighters knew almost immediately that the April 25 fire at the High School was probably the work of an arsonist.
Fire rips through BHS 1994The April 27, 1994 issue of the Burnsville Sun Current reports on the extensive damage to the Burnsville High School following a suspicious fire (which later would be identified as arson).
School arson is history repeating 1994The May 8, 1994 Burnsville This Week Newspaper notes the fact that in 1932 two schools - Burnsville District 15 and Eagan's District 104 wer both burnt by arson. Now 1994 Arson again occurs.
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