Kids Back in Class After Mahan School in Norwich Evacuated Over Fire

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    Mahan Elementary School in Norwich has been evacuated because of a fire in the office area of the building, according to the superintendent’s office.

    Mahan Elementary School students are back in class after the Norwich was evacuated earlier because of a fire in the office area of the building.

    The small electrical fire started at 12:45 p.m. and was contained, school officials said.

    Police said there was an electrical issue and there are slight smoke conditions.

    The school was evacuated as a precaution and buses took students to Kelly Middle School on Mahan Drive, where parents were permitted to pick up their children. Students are now back in the school and safe, police said.

    Police ask parents to contact the school before coming to school grounds.

    No one is injured and no information was immediately available on cause.

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