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FDNY: No injuries reported in Bronx school fire

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April 30, 2014 1:47:00 PM PDT
The fire department says people were evacuated but no injuries were reported in a fire at a Bronx public school.

The department says the blaze broke out around 3:15 p.m. on the third floor of the five-story Accion Academy at 1825 Prospect Ave.

It was under control as of 3:45 p.m. The fire was confined to a classroom, officials said.

The city Education Department did not immediately return a message.

According to the department's website, Accion Academy serves about 180 students in grades 6, 7 and 8.

The site said students usually go home around 2:30 p.m. but some stay on an extended schedule until 3:07 p.m.


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