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Fire Tears Through Abandoned School in Delaware County

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A fire tore through the old Sleighton School in Edgmont Township on Thursday morning.

Crews were called to scene just after 7am to find one of the buildings on the Sleighton property, located on Valley Road, engulfed in flames.

Firefighters from Edgmont Township, Middletown Township, and several other local fire companies battled the fire for several hours.

Nobody was injured. The building has been vacant since the schools closing in 2001. 

Once the fire was extinguished, equipment was brought in to level what remained of the building. No word yet on the cause of the fire.

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