Whitesboro school evacuated

By: KXII-TV Staff Email
By: KXII-TV Staff Email

WHITESBORO, TX -- Students at Whitesboro Intermediate School evacuated Tuesday morning after smoke was spotted in a computer lab.

The situation was similar to Monday's evacuation of Durant Intermediate School.

A small amount of smoke was seen coming out of the heating/air-conditioning unit in the computer lab.

As a precaution, all 330 students were sent outside to sit in heated buses until fire officials cleared the building.

Authorities say an electrician checked the school and found the A/C unit had a burned out fan motor.

The motor was fixed and students returned to class within 30 minutes.


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  • by bill Location: Southmayd on Nov 28, 2007 at 01:49 PM
    Good work Mr. Electricion,they should have had your name in this story.thx
  • by Cindy Location: Area on Nov 28, 2007 at 06:07 AM
    Good work-W'boro ISD staff! and the Fire Dept!
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