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Olathe Montessori school temporarily closed after fire

Posted: 6:38 AM, Jun 25, 2019
Updated: 2019-06-25 07:38:54-04
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — An Olathe, Kasnas, Montessori school is temporarily closed after an overnight fire caused approximately $100,000 worth of damage.

An automatic fire alarm system notified firefighters of the fire at Agape Montessori School near 143rd and Black Bob Road around 1 a.m.

Investigators said the bathroom exhaust fan caused the fire, which was contained to the attic.

Firefighters had to cut a hole in the roof to fight the flames and smoke,

Significant damage to the inside of the building will need extensive repairs, crews said.

No one was injured.