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Fire damaged building at Bennington College could partially re-open next week

Firefighters respond to the fire at Bennington College last week. Firefighters respond to the fire at Bennington College last week. |

May 09, 2019 07:57 PM

Bennington College hopes to have people back in a fire damaged building by next week.

The building called "The Barn" sustained $250,000 in damage last week.

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College officials say they're on track to re-occupy 80 percent of the first floor on Monday. The second floor will remain closed for the rest of the school term, while repairs continue.

Investigators say the fire was electrical and has been ruled accidental.

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