Small fire causes brief evacuation of CHS

Students, teachers and staff at Clinton High School were briefly evacuated from the building after a small fire Thursday afternoon.

Anderson County Schools’ spokesman Ryan Sutton says the school was evacuated at around 2:15 due to what was described as a small fire in the building. No one was reportedly in the vicinity of the fire when it occurred, according to Sutton, and no one was hurt.

Everyone was able to re-enter the building, and were dismissed at their usual time. An investigation into the cause of the fire is ongoing.

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Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:30 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

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