Winston-Salem elementary school evacuated after nearby fire

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Officials said an elementary school was evacuated after a fire was intentionally set nearby Tuesday in Winston-Salem.

The Greensboro News and Record reported that police said the brush near the corner of 107 E. Seventh St. caught fire and spread to the roof of the NMR Textiles building.

Officers were reportedly dispatched to N. Main Street and E. Seventh Street to investigate.

The paper reported that Arts Based Elementary at 1380 N. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive was evacuated and no injuries were reported.

Source: The Greensboro News and Record.

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