Winston-Salem school evacuated after fire


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Submitted: Wed, 08/29/2012 - 11:41am
Updated: Wed, 08/29/2012 - 11:42am
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WINSTON-SALEM, NC (AP) — Officials in Winston-Salem evacuated an elementary school after a fire near the building.

Officials think the fire that started in some brush Tuesday afternoon was intentionally set. The blaze spread to the roof of a textile building.

The 300 students at the charter school, Arts Based Elementary, were evacuated as a precaution.

No injuries were reported.

No arrests have been reported.

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