Sparkman Middle School Evacuated Because of Smoke

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Students were evacuated at Sparkman Middle School on Tuesday due to smoke.

Toney Fire responded to a possible school fire at around 11:00 a.m., but did not find a fire when firefighters arrived. Firefighters did find a malfunctioning electrical fan appears in one of the school's air conditioning units. Crews used a machine to remove smoke from the building.

All students were put on school buses and kept in an outside area on school property while the search for a fire was happening.

Harvest Fire and Monrovia Fire responded top assist due to the call involving a school. HEMSI and Madison County Sheriff deputies also responded to offer assistance.