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Students Evacuated After Fire Breaks Out Near Brooklyn School

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More than 200 students were evacuated Tuesday after a fire broke out near a Brooklyn school.

Police say the flames started outside the United Talmudical Academy in Williamsburg just before 10:45 a.m.

Crews were able to get the fire under control about 45 minutes later.

Witnesses say they saw smoke coming out of a nearby manhole.

"From this manhole was coming out black smoke. I called 911 and then they came in and everybody from the school run out and now they're taking them away," said one witness.

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