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Fire, Water Cause Damage at Morris Brown College.

Morris Brown College, which has been struggling to regain its accreditation, has experienced yet another setback.

The president’s office at Morris Brown College.The president’s office at Morris Brown College.

A fire broke out over the weekend in the administration building, igniting the sprinkler system and causing severe water damage to the building, including the president’s office, according to the school’s interim president, Dr. Kevin James.

He said that the Atlanta-based school needs to raise about $100,000 over the next few days to remove the water and make the repairs.

Last month, Diverse profiled James and his efforts to rebuild the historically Black college which has been without accreditation for the last 17 years.

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