Evacuation at the high school

Published 9:42 pm Wednesday, August 25, 2021

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Truck fire causes evacuation on 2nd day of school

COLUMBUS—A truck fire at Polk County High School caused an evacuation of the entire school Tuesday morning. 

Students went back to school on Monday in Polk County. 

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Polk County Superintendent Aaron Greene made an all-call saying there was a fire and everyone was evacuated but no one was in danger. The fire was extinguished and students and staff were able to re-enter the building shortly after.