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School moves ahead after destructive fire

April 2, 2013

Sitting on 17 acres of beautiful hill country landscape, Cedars Montessori School is hoping to turn an unexpected fire disaster into a constructive, learning opportunity.

Spring Break came early for the school’s students on Friday March 8th when a fire totally destroyed one of the lower elementary school buildings and burned a hole in the roof of its adjacent office. Fortunately, no one was inside the school at the time of the blaze.

Although the library inside the office was saved, many books and school supplies in the classroom were not. The cause of the fire was deemed “indeterminable” by the Oak Hill Fire Department, but an investigation by the school’s insurance company is still underway.

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