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Pasadena charter school destroyed by fire

A Pasadena charter school was destroyed by fire early Saturday morning, authorities said.

Firefighters were called to Opportunities for Learning Charter School in the 400 block of W. Montana Street about 5:15 a.m., said Lisa Derderian, spokeswoman for the Pasadena Fire Department. It took 45 minutes to knock down the blaze, which was visible from the nearby 210 Freeway.

Los Angeles County firefighters assisted in battling the blaze.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, Derderian said.


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