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.