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Cleveland firefighters battle blaze at St. Rocco Parish School

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Posted at 8:39 PM, Jun 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-20 19:05:05-04

CLEVELAND — Cleveland firefighters responded to St. Rocco Parish School Saturday evening for a fire that started in the gymnasium.

Cleveland firefighters battle blaze at St. Rocco Parish School

The church and school is located in the 3200 block of Fulton Avenue.

According to the department, crews arrived at 7:33 p.m. and found a fire burning in the ceiling of the gymnasium. Firefighters forced entry and quickly extinguished the fire. Over 40 firefighters were on hand to fight the blaze. One was transported to the hospital in stable condition, treated for facial injuries, and then released.

Authorities have blamed the fire on an electrical issue and deemed it an accident. The estimate is that $25,000 worth of damage was done by the fire.

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