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SMALL CONTAINED FIRE AT WILLIAMSPORT AREA MIDDLE SCHOOL
By Kathy Kolb
October 24, 2013
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (OCTOBER 24, 2013) — At about 8:30 a.m. this morning, a small fire
was discovered in a second floor bathroom at Williamsport Area Middle School, 2800 West Fourth St.
The fire, which is believed to have been intentionally set, was contained to the bathroom and quickly extinguished. Damage to the bathroom is being assessed.
Both the middle school and District Service Center were evacuated. Staff, faculty and students from both buildings relocated to Jackson Primary School temporarily as the middle school was ventilated.
Faculty and students were allowed back in the building at about 9:45 a.m.
The school will operate on a modified schedule for the remainder of the day.
There were no reported injuries, and emergency officials continue investigation.