Breaking News: Smoke detected in woodshop classroom, fire alarm pulled

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At 1:50 pm, Head Custodian Charlie Wilton pulled the fire alarm after woods teacher Mr. Ciccarello saw smoke coming from the dust collection system in the woodshop classroom.

Principal Mr. Parent sent an email  to parents after the incident describing what occurred. The following is an excerpt from that email.

“[School administrators] evacuated the entire building as a safety precaution, and the Londonderry Fire Department immediately arrived to assess the situation. They determined after the smoke subsided and confirmation that there was no heat or fire present as a result, that it was safe to return to the main building at 2:03 pm. Students returned to gather their belongings before being released to the buses.”

 

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  • Facaulty members take attendence of their classes to ensure the safety of their students.

    Photo by Mrs. DeWinkeleer

  • Students wait for the fire engines to arrive at LHS. The firefighters cleared the building to make sure it was safe enough for the school to return to classes.

    Photo by Mrs. DeWinkeleer

  • A firetruck speeds into the LHS parking lot. Firefighters quickly assessed the situation and found no sign of flames or heat.

    Photo by Mrs. DeWinkeleer

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