|December 10, 2013--Central High School staff and students have been evacuated to McCormick Junior High due to a fire alarm. Fire department and district personnel are investigating. More information to follow.
A small fire in the welding lab at Central High School set off the fire alarm. Students were evacuated to McCormick Junior High School. The Cheyenne Fire Department responded and authorized occupancy of the entire building, including the welding lab. There are no injuries and no damage to the facility. Students and staff are back at Central and on a regular schedule. The fire is currently under investigation.
**The cause of the small fire in the Central High School welding lab was due to a 3-foot Christmas tree that was intentionally lit for demonstration purposes under supervised conditions. The smoke and fire set off the alarms resulting in the evacuation.
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