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Floors in several classrooms, a supply closet and a locker bay in the Century Elementary fourth grade pod were flooded with water after a sprinkler broke over the weekend. Crews began cleaning up and moving classrooms immediately so students could have class Monday. (Submitted photos)

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Park Rapids fourth-graders arrived to school Monday to find their pod closed after it flooded over the weekend due to a sprinkler breaking.


At about 1 p.m. Sunday afternoon, an alarm call came in that a sprinkler had "let go" at the Century School. It flooded the fourth-grade supply closet and surrounding classrooms as well as down locker bay, said elementary principal Mitch Peterson.

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