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Thousands evacuated at Brooklyn Tech after bathroom fire

Posted: 11:14 AM, Apr 17, 2013
Updated: 2013-04-17 18:28:01-04

Thousands of students at Brooklyn Tech were evacuated Wednesday morning when a fire broke out at the school in Fort Greene.

Around 60 firefighters arrived at the high school on Fort Greene Place just before 11 a.m.

According to authorities the fire started in a bathroom on the sixth floor.

Students said the hallways were filled with smoke. It took crews under an hour to put out the blaze.

No one was injured. The cause is unknown at this time.

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Brooklyn Tech was evacuated because of the bathroom fire Wednesday morning.