Small Fire Evacuates Hyde Park Academy

CHICAGO (CBS) — Students are heading back to class Tuesday morning after a small fire in the janitor’s closet of a Hyde Park Academy high school in the Woodlawn neighborhood.

A still-and-box alarm was called about 10:55 a.m. at Hyde Park Academy, at 6220 S. Stony Island Ave. for a fire in a janitor’s closet, according to Fire Media Affairs spokesman Richard Rosado.

The “small fire” was out by about 11:10 a.m., he said.

Students were evacuated, but were expected back inside by 11:30 a.m., according to Rosado.

The Sun-Times Media Wire contributed to this report.


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