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Fire tears through mobile classroom at Cleveland Middle School

Posted January 23, 2011 10:35 p.m. EST
Updated January 24, 2011 7:28 a.m. EST

— A fire tore through an unattached mobile classroom at Cleveland Middle School in Garner Sunday night, according to Johnston County authorities.

A malfunctioning heating system was to blame for the blaze, authorities said.

Residents living near the school said flames were flying around 9:30 p.m. About eight fire trucks responded to the scene. 

The fire was under control as of 9:50 p.m. Sunday.