CHICAGO (CBS) — Fire crews are on the scene of a fire at a Calumet City middle school.
The call came in around 9 a.m. of a fire and “smoke showing” at Dirksen Middle School, 1650 S. Pulaski.
Calumet City Police Chief Dan Zorzi said there was a small fire on the second floor that was quickly extinguished.
As of 9:30, there was no visible smoke coming from the building. Video from Chopper 2 HD showed groups of children standing outside the school on the lawn.
Fire and police were still on the scene conducting an investigation.
Students returned to class later in the morning.