According to Lakewood Fire officials a fire occurred on 801 West Countyline road and left 50 students displaced.  

Lakewood firefighters responded to the Mesivta of Lakewood around 7:30pm. Responding officers and firefighters were advised that the caller reported a heavy smoke condition.

The fire was successfully extinguished, however two rooms located in the basement were damaged, resulting in the relocation of approximately 50 students.

First responders believe the fire was caused by a candle, but the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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