On Thursday around 8pm Barrie Fire received a call about a garage fire behind Barrie Central Collegiate on Bradford Street.
Crews classified the blaze as suspicious since this is the second fire on the abandoned property in two months.
Police charged a 33 year old Barrie man with arson after he called 911 to confess to the crime.
He waited around the scene of the fire and was arrested on the spot.
(picture from @Barrie_Fire)