80°
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
3 Day Outlook
Tue
82°
62°
10%
Wed
83°
66°
20%
Thu
84°
68°
20%

Latest Weather Blog

Follow our weather team on social media

Electrical problem blamed for smoke at school

11 months ago Wednesday, April 16, 2014 8:47:05 AM CDT April 16, 2014 Wednesday, April 16 2014 Apr 16, 2014 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - Firefighters said an electrical problem caused smoke at Shenandoah Elementary Wednesday morning, which led to an evacuation of the school.

A St. George Fire Department spokesperson said just after 9 a.m. the school reported smoke had appeared in one of their buildings. When firefighters arrived they said they found a ceiling tile smoldering in one of the classrooms, and quickly extinguished it.

Firefighters said the students and staff were evacuated as a precaution, and there were no injuries.

School maintenance fixed the problem and students were able to go back inside just after 10 a.m.

 

More News

comments powered by Disqus

Desktop News

Click to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
5 Days
Radar
Today
80°
60°
Tue
Partly Cloudy
82°
62°
Wed
Mostly Cloudy
83°
66°
Thu
Partly Cloudy
84°
68°
Fri
PM T-Storms
88°
61°