Litchfield Middle and High School Dismiss Early After Fire

The Litchfield Middle and High Schools dismissed early Monday after they were evacuated because of a small fire.

School officials confirmed that the buildings, located at 14 Plumb Hill Road, were evacuated at approximately 7:30 a.m. No injuries were reported and the fire was quickly extinguished.

The fire appears to have been caused by an electrical malfunction in the gym, according to a post on the school's website.

All students and staff were evacuated and relocated to the Litchfield Intermediate School. Students were dismissed for the day a short time later.

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