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Fire damages Prince Arthur Junior High

Investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire at Prince Arthur Jr High. Natasha Pace/Global News

DARTMOUTH — Investigators are working to determine what caused a fire to start overnight at Prince Arthur Junior High School in Dartmouth.

The Halifax Regional School Board recently sold the property to the province.

The building is currently under renovations and is no longer being used by students, because it is a construction zone, firefighters say they had some difficulties fighting the blaze.

Fire crews had to take extra precautions because the area is a construction zone. Natasha Pace/Global News

Crews had to take extra precautions to avoid being exposed to asbestos while trying to knock down the fire.

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So far, there is no estimate on damage

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