(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.
@ACPSk12 TC has been evacuated…students would love some updates if you have any.
— T.C. Williams HS (@TCWTitans) October 17, 2019
10/17/2019 1:17 p.m. T.C. Williams King Street Campus students have returned to class following a brief evacuation.
— Alexandria City Public Schools (@ACPSk12) October 17, 2019
Vernon Miles contributed to this report
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