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Students Released From Hospital After School Fire, 1 Still In Stable Condition

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VOORHEES, N.J. -

Five of the six students and a teacher taken to the hospital after a fire at Eastern High School in Voorhees were released.

The fire sparked Monday afternoon in a science lab at the school.

A student who was badly burned, a 16-year-old boy, was being treated at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children and was in stable condition as of Tuesday afternoon, according to the Camden County District Attorney's Office.

The fire was ruled accidental by investigators.

Emergency responders arrived on scene to find students and the teacher injured after what appeared to be a science experiment gone wrong.

 

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