Abandoned NC elementary school damaged in ‘suspicious’ fire

Posted on: 12:00 am, February 5, 2013, by , updated on: 07:21am, February 5, 2013

Chowan Co., NC—Officials are investigating two suspicious fires. 

One was reported at the old White Oak Elementary School. Calls came in at around 8 p.m. on Monday night. They say the school sustained significant damage and it took crews about 30-45 minutes to get it under control. The school is an abandoned building and has not been used in nearly a decade.

The other incident was a car fire. Officials say calls came in for this fire at around 9:30 p.m.

They say both cases are suspicious in nature and crews are still investigating.

No cause has been determined in either case.

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