STAMFORD - Two 17-year-olds in Stamford are facing charges after police say they set a fire in the bathroom of Stamford Academy.

Police say a teacher was hurt while trying to put out the fire set in a garbage can inside a girls bathroom yesterday.

They say the two girls were led away in handcuffs.

Authorities hope their arrests send a message to other students.

2 students accused of setting fire inside Stamford Academy