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T.C. Williams HS Evacuated Due to Burning Smell

(Updated at 1:20 p.m.) Alexandria firefighters responded to T.C. Williams High School around lunchtime today (Thursday) after a fire alarm sounded.

School staff members reported a smell of electrical something burning in the school around the time the alarm sounded. The school was evacuated, with many students bringing their lunches outside to eat on the lawn.

As of 12:45 p.m. Alexandria firefighters are still on scene investigating. As of 1 p.m., students were expected to be let back into the building “imminently,” despite reports that power was out in parts of the building.

Vernon Miles contributed to this report

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