Students evacuated after fire in science lab at Canandaigua Academy
Updated: 09/11/2013 5:20 PM
Created: 09/11/2013 4:14 PM WHEC.com
More than 1,200 students were forced to evacuate after a fire at Canandaigua Academy Wednesday afternoon.
School officials say the fire started in a science classroom around 1:30p.m. Fire officials say an electrical problem may be to blame. No students were hurt, but a staff member was taken to the hospital. She was treated for a stress related issued.
School officials say the evacuation went smoothly, because they practice at least 15 drills a year. Students are expected to be back in class Thursday morning.