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Cover Story - September 26, 2012

Silent alarm

Gaps in fire code endanger local schools

by Sandy Brundage

"All of our focus was on child safety. We didn't think about a fire starting at night," said Beechwood Principal Dave Laurance as he gazed at students playing on campus six days after a fire destroyed a third-grade classroom and the administration department, both housed in one of five portable buildings.

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