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Fire Closes 3 Classrooms at Knightdale School

Posted February 29, 2008 11:50 a.m. EST
Updated February 29, 2008 11:53 a.m. EST

— A fire was reported Friday morning at Forestville Road Elementary School in Knightdale. According to Wake schools spokesman Bill Poston, the fire started around 10:15 a.m. when a teacher noticed smoke coming from a bathroom.

The school was evacuated and classes disrupted for about an hour before the fire was extinguished.

Smoke damage affected three classrooms which remain closed to students and teachers as a result.

The cause of the fire was not known.