Four teenagers have been arrested in connection with the fire at the Darul Uloom School in Chislehurst, south-east London on Saturday night, Scotland Yard said.
Two 17-year-olds and two 18-year-old were arrested on suspicion of arson late yesterday and taken into custody.
Bromley Borough police officers are continuing to establish the full circumstances of the fire.
More than 100 pupils and staff at the Islamic boarding school had to be evacuated when the fire broke out.
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