• Fire breaks out at former school in Taunton


    TAUNTON, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) – Crews battled a three-alarm fire Monday in Taunton. Officials are calling the blaze suspicious.

    According to fire officials, the fire occurred at about 11:08 a.m. at the former Paul A. Dever State School, which is on Bay Street. No injuries were reported.

    Click here to see the dramatic video submitted to FOX 25 by viewer Jaclyn R.

    Investigators will be back on scene Tuesday with accelerant sniffing dogs. So far, fire officials aren't confirming Monday's fire was intentionally set.
    The former Dever School is part of the Myles Standish expansion area.

    The school has been the site of several arsons over the years.
    Hundreds of acres are being redeveloped there. FOX 25 has learned that now most of the buildings will be torn down.

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