Kiln Fire in Art Room Cancels Classes at Wayzata High School

May 25, 2018 06:26 PM

Wayzata High School officials say school was canceled for the remainder of the day following a kiln fire in the art room Friday morning.

A release from the Plymouth Fire Department said crews responded to a report of the fire at around 10:39 a.m. Upon entering the school, firefighters encountered an active fire above the kiln that had extended into the roof of the building.

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All students and staff were evacuated and firefighters were able to bring the blaze under control quickly.

The release said the building has been deemed safe. A Facebook post from the school said no injuries had been reported.

The Plymouth Police Department, the State Fire Marshal, North Memorial Ambulance, the Maple Grove Fire-Rescue Department, the Wayzata Fire Department, the Minnetonka Fire Department, the Hamel Volunteer Fire Department, the Golden Valley Fire Department, the Mound Fire Department, the West Metro Fire-Rescue District, the Excelsior Fire District, the Brooklyn Park Fire Department, the Richfield Fire Department and the Maple Plain Fire Department all assisted with the fire.

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Frank Rajkowski

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