Classes canceled at Glenbrook South High School after fire breaks out in wood shop
GLENVIEW, Ill. - A fire broke out in the wood shop at a suburban school Thursday afternoon, causing classes to be canceled Friday.
Just before 3 p.m., a fire was detected in the wood shop at Glenbrook South High School and the alarm was activated.
All students and staff members evacuated the building safely and there were no reports of injuries, the school said.
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The fire department arrived at the scene and determined that staff members and students should not reenter the school.
Traffic in and out of the high school campus is restricted.
All home athletic games scheduled to start before 6 p.m. have been canceled. The band concert scheduled for Thursday evening has also been canceled.
The cause of the fire is believed to be accidental.