No one injured in fire at Clemente High School

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No one was injured when a fire broke out early Wednesday at Roberto Clemente High School in the West Side Humboldt Park neighborhood.

Fire crews responded about 2:15 a.m. to a fire in an electrical panel in a sub-basement at the school, 1147 N. Western Ave., where light smoke was reported, according to a tweet from Chicago Fire Media Affairs. The fire was struck out within 40 minutes.

There was minimal damage to a basement area that students don’t access, according to Chicago Public Schools spokesman Michael Passman. The school will remain open on Wednesday with all normal operations.

No injuries were reported, Chicago Fire Media Affairs said.

ComEd was responding to the scene, Chicago Fire Media Affairs said.

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