Fire destroys elementary school in Vancouver, Wash. (w/Video)

Feb. 4, 2013
500 students displaced from 67-year-old Crestline Elementary.

An extra-alarm fire has destroyed Crestline Elementary School in Vancouver, Wash., The Vancouver Columbian reports The 67-year-old building housed 500 students, and Evergreen district officials are trying to decide where those children will continue their schooling. Investigators have not determined the cause of the blaze, but a teacher reported seeing kids lighting fireworks near the school on Saturday night.

MORE: Video coverage of the fire from KATU-TV

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