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Smoke alarm forces student evacuation

The smoke alarm went off around 9:00 a.m. Thursday in the Sparkman 9th grade building.

Posted: Aug. 16, 2018 12:02 PM

A smoke alarm prompted a quick student evacuation at the Sparkman 9th grade building in Madison county.

Around 9:00 a.m. Thursday morning, an air conditioner fan overheated and set the smoke alarm off, according to a district spokesman.

Harvest fire crews responded before the all clear was given.

Students returned back to class within 30 minutes.

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