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LENOIR, N.C. No one was hurt when a ceiling collapsed during construction at a school in Caldwell County Wednesday afternoon.

The incident took place around 12:20 p.m. at Whitnel Elementary School located at 116 Hibriten Drive in Lenoir.

Contractors were working to renovate a kitchen area at the school when the ceiling collapsed, officials said.

Emergency crews arrived on scene with building inspectors and school representatives to assess the damage.

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