Solar Panels Catch Fire At Webster Groves High School

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WEBSTER GROVES, MO (KTVI)-Plumes of black smoke could be seen coming from the roof at Webster Groves High School Saturday. Firefighters say solar panels caught fire around 2:00pm.  Nearby residents noticed the smoke and called the fire department.

The panels are above the new science wing.

The school has a little water damage to a classroom ceiling and hallway, but a clean-up crew will have the building ready for school on Monday.

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