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Three-Alarm Fire Rips Through Vacant School In Newark

About 90 firefighters responded to a vacant high school in Newark Wednesday afternoon.
About 90 firefighters responded to a vacant high school in Newark Wednesday afternoon. Photo Credit: Newark Department of Public Safety

Nearly 90 firefighters battled a three-alarm blaze at the American History High School building in Newark Wednesday, Public Safety Director Anthony Ambrose said in a statement. 

The fire broke out at the vacant school on Warren Street around 12:30 p.m. It was brought under control in about 90 minutes, Ambrose said. 

A fire firefighter suffered a minor injury and was treated at University Hospital. 

The cause of the fire was under investigation. 

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