A crocodile was blamed for starting a fire at the former North Beaver Township Consolidated Elementary School on March 5, 2009. Unbeknownst to the neighbors, the former school held a collection of animals, including crocodiles, turtles, dogs, and dozens of rabbits. One of the crocodiles knocked over a space heater to start the blaze. (Initial news reports identified it as an alligator).
Fires, Schools - Primary & Secondary
In other birds eye view photos of the area, several emergency vehicles are on the scene.
This building was located behind a larger school building. Both school buildings closed in 1983 after a new school was built nearby.
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