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Small fire damages Silverdale Baptist Academy

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A small fire caused about $2000 in damages at a local school. 

Chattanooga firefighters responded to a fire alarm around 4:30 a.m. at Silverdale Baptist Academy. Firefighters were able to locate the fire in a utility room. The sprinkler system was activated and completely extinguished the fire. 

Investigators said the sprinkler system saved the whole building which is valued at $4 million. The fire is believed to have started around a melted mop bucket in the utility room. The cause of the fire is under investigation. 

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