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Fire at Pleasant Valley Elementary School apparently caused by electrical failure

Cal Fire crews responded to reports of a fire coming from the roof of Pleasant Valley Elementary School in San Miguel at 8:30 p.m. Wednesday, according to a news release from the agency.

The first units on scene saw flames coming from the school building’s attic. They had the blaze under control by 9 p.m. There was light smoke damage to the building.

According to the news release, the fire was caused by an electrical failure on a halogen light on the side of the building. Damage is estimated at $5,000.

No one was injured in the fire.

The school will be open for classes Thursday.

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