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Cold leads to furnace failure, closure of Ogden school

Published December 9, 2013 12:50 pm

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About 900 students at Ogden's Highland Junior High School could thank subfreezing overnight temperatures for an unscheduled vacation on Monday.

Ogden School District officials said a malfunctioning furnace forced cancellation of all classes in the school at 325 Gramercy Ave. as repairs were made to a frozen boiler coil on the school's heating system.

Classes at Highland Junior High were expected to resume as normal on Tuesday.

No other Ogden District schools were closed Monday.

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