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Ogden School District junior high evacuated for small fire in bathroom

Posted at 12:00 PM, Dec 04, 2017
and last updated 2017-12-04 15:39:55-05

OGDEN, Utah – A school in the Ogden School District was evacuated for a small fire in the bathroom Monday morning.

Ogden Fire crews quickly put out the fire at Mound Fort Junior High at 1396 Liberty Ave.  just after 11 a.m.

All students are safe and accounted for after they were evacuated to Gramercy Elementary School nearby.

No injuries were reported.

The district said the school will release students to authorized parents and guardians only if they have proper photo identification.

Students who take the bus will be sent home at normal release times.

The State Fire Marshal’s Office is investigating how the fire started.

Authorities estimate the fire damage at about $3,000.

Classes will resume at Mount Fort Jr. High Tuesday.