Fire Marshals Arrest
Man After Fire at T.C. Williams High School
On Wednesday, April 2, Alexandria Fire Department Fire
Marshals arrested Xavior R. L. Courtney, a 19-year-old Alexandria resident, in
connection with a small fire at T.C. Williams High School two days earlier. He
has been charged with arson.
Alexandria Fire Department personnel were dispatched to the
school, located at 3330 King St., at 10:14 p.m. on Monday, March 31, following
reports of a possible fire in a bathroom and activated smoke alarms. On
arrival, firefighters found evidence of a small fire in a men’s bathroom. Smoke
was still present in the room but the fire had been extinguished. There were no
reported injuries and investigators estimate only $50 in damages.
Fire marshals with the Alexandria Fire Department, in
conjunction with the Alexandria Police Department, investigated the incident
Monday and took Courtney into custody on Wednesday evening.