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Fire at Lynchburg elementary school leaves roof damage

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Published: Sep. 17, 2021 at 5:34 PM EDT
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LYNCHBURG, Va. (WDBJ) - The roof at Paul Munro Elementary School in Lynchburg sustained minor damage Friday after contractors working on repairs were using a heat gun that overheated.

Being a teacher work day, no students were present. All employees left safely with no injuries, according to Lynchburg City Schools.

As of 4 p.m. Friday, school officials and the Lynchburg Fire Department were still assessing the situation but school is anticipated to resume Monday.

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