Youth in 2011 Savory school arson pleads guilty

One teen pleaded guilty to arson of Vancouver Island's Savory elementary school.

The underage teen charged with arson of Savory elementary school has changed his plea to guilty.

The teen, who was 16 at the time of the Sept. 11, 2011 fire, pleaded not guilty in February and just reversed his plea.

The fire caused about $50,000 worth of damage to the school and 155 students were bused to different schools for three weeks during the extensive cleanup and repair.

Jordan Deluca is also charged with the arson, he was 19 at the time. Deluca pleaded not-guilty and is still before the courts. Deluca’s trial is set for Jan. 7, 2013.