Reedley High students evacuated after fire in art building

The Fresno BeeFebruary 7, 2013 

A fire in a classroom forced the evacuation of Reedley High School students to the football stadium Thursday afternoon, principal Rod Cisneros said.

The fire in a stand-alone classroom was reported about 1:15 p.m. during the students' lunch hour, Cisneros said. No one was in the classroom and no one was injured, he said. Classes resumed about 1:50 p.m.

Firefighters believe an electrical problem sparked the blaze, though the cause is still under investigation, he said.

Reedley High has about 1,950 students.

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