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Posted at 11:03 AM ET, 12/22/2010

D.C. elementary school catches fire

By Allison Klein
Allison Klein

D.C. firefighters are on the scene of a heavy three-alarm fire at the Takoma Educational Center in the 7000 block of Piney Branch Road NWt.

The school, which was not occupied when the fire started at about 10 a.m. Wednesday, teaches about 300 children from preschool through 8th grade. There were no injuries.

The school was closed for the holidays, said Fire/EMS spokesman Pete Piringer.

By Allison Klein  | December 22, 2010; 11:03 AM ET
Categories:  Allison Klein, The District  
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Bookmarks at the beginning and end of Fenty administration of public buildings? The Georgetown Library fire and now this, Both it seems due negligent or untrained workers with DC-hired contractors.

Posted by: incredulous | December 22, 2010 2:34 PM | Report abuse

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