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Aledo ISD Administrators Closes Middle School After Fire, Smoke Damages Building

ALEDO (CBSDFW.COM) — Smoke damage on one North Texas school campus has resulted in a cancellation of classes.

Early on January 13 the fire department was called to Aledo Middle School because of fire and smoke in the new fine arts area of the building.

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(credit: Parker County Emergency Services)

In a statement on their website, officials said:

"While we are working with the fire department to investigate the cause, due to that investigation and the significant impact on areas that serve students in the building, we are not able to have school at the campus today."

Aledo MS fire 2
(credit: Parker County Emergency Services)

Officials with the Aledo ISD say they 'regret the inconvenience' the closure will cause families, but are grateful for the local fire department's quick response and that no one was harmed.

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