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A Brighton High School fire may have started in a tar kettle being used to build a new roof Tuesday, June 20, according to Natalie Ridderbos, Brighton Fire’s public information officer.
BHS fire sends one to hospital

One person went to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries received in a fire at Brighton High School Tuesday morning, June 20.

The fire apparently originated in a tar kettle on the south side of the building at 270 S. Eighth St., according to Brighton Fire Public Information Officer Natalie Ridderbos. The kettle was engulfed in flames by the time police arrived, officers said. It was used by construction workers in the new roofing project at the high school. Fire department investigators still are looking into the fire's cause.

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