Suffolk Firefighters respond to elementary school for fire alarm

  • Source: WVEC-TV ABC 13 Hampton Roads
  • Published: 03/11/2019 03:06 PM

Suffolk Fire and Rescue is still on the scene at Mack Benn Jr. Elementary School after receiving a fire alarm call. Emergency Communications received the call on Monday at 3:41 p.m. for the school in the 1200 block of Nansemond Parkway. The school was evacuated as is the usual policy with a fire alarm. According to Battalion Chief William Kessinger advised that when crews arrived there was no visible smoke, but there was an odor in a classroom and corridor. Crews remain at the school with school maintenance staff to determine the cause of the odor.


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