‘Small fire’ breaks out inside boys bathroom at Euclid High School

‘Small fire’ breaks out inside boys bathroom at Euclid High School
Classes at Euclid High School were canceled Tuesday following a threat that occurred on campus. (Source: WOIO)

EUCLID, Ohio (WOIO) - The Euclid Fire Department confirmed a “small fire” broke out inside a boys restroom at Euclid High School on Wednesday.

Euclid High School staff quickly put out the fire before the flames spread to any other room, according to the fire department.

The Euclid Fire Department said no one was injured in the fire.

The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

Euclid City Schools Interim Superintendent released the following statement regarding the incident:

"After dismissal this afternoon, a small fire was ignited in a restroom on the third floor at Euclid High School. This incident is completely unrelated to the incident that occurred yesterday. The damage was minimal and the fire department quickly responded. The fire was initially put out with an extinguisher by a quick thinking staff member at the high school. The building was evacuated for about a half hour, from 2:30 - 3:00 p.m., at which time student athletes were permitted to return into the building for extra curricular activities. Classes will resume as scheduled tomorrow morning. "

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