Firefighters back on the scene of fire at abandoned Huber Heights School

Firefighters battle a fire at a former Elementary School in Huber Heights

HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio (WDTN) — For the second time in a matter of hours, firefighters were called to a former elementary school in Huber Heights.

Firefighters battle a fire at the former Lamendola Elementary School building in Huber Heights
Firefighters battle a fire at the former Lamendola Elementary School building in Huber Heights

Crews returned to the former Lamendola Elementary School in the 5300 block of Tilbury Road around 2:15 a.m. on Monday.

Firefighters were originally at the former school around 8:20 p.m. on Sunday night.

Crews were able to quickly contain the second fire.

Officials say homeless squatters may have started the fire. It is considered suspicious.

Crews contained the first fire about 15 minutes after firefighters got to the scene. Several agencies responded to the initial fire.

No one was injured in either fire.

The fires remain under investigation.

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