Students at Staunton High School evacuated after report of a fire inside a bathroom

Walter S. Timmons
Students were evacuated from Staunton High School on Tuesday following a fire in a bathroom.

Students were being evacuated from Staunton Significant College on Tuesday subsequent a fireplace in a toilet.

STAUNTON — Firefighters responded to Staunton Large School on Tuesday afternoon next a report of a fireplace within a bathroom.

The developing was evacuated, according to Deputy Chief Perry Weller of Staunton Hearth Rescue.

Weller reported a call arrived in at 1:37 p.m. regarding a hearth in a bathroom around the school cafeteria. When crews received to the school, there was no fireplace displaying. Weller claimed workers at the college experienced by now put out the tiny blaze with a fire extinguisher right before firefighters arrived.

“The hearth was not big plenty of to established the sprinkler program off,” he claimed.

Hurt was negligible and no accidents have been documented.

The lead to of the hearth is underneath investigation.

Soon prior to 2:30 p.m., Perry explained the college students had returned to their school rooms.

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This report at first appeared on Staunton News Leader: Smaller fireplace noted at Staunton Superior Faculty

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