Fire at Sam Houston under control, students to be allowed inside shortly

Fire at Sam Houston under control, students to be allowed inside shortly
Sam Houston Middle School evacuated due to fire (SOURCE: KFDA)
Sam Houston Middle School evacuated due to fire (SOURCE: KFDA)
Sam Houston Middle School evacuated due to fire (SOURCE: KFDA)
Sam Houston Middle School evacuated due to fire (SOURCE: KFDA)
Sam Houston Middle School evacuated due to fire (SOURCE: KFDA)
Sam Houston Middle School evacuated due to fire (SOURCE: KFDA)

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Students at Sam Houston Middle School have been evacuated due to a fire in the kitchen.

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Around 11:30 a.m., the Amarillo Fire Department responded to an alarm at the school, where it was reported that there was a fire in the kitchen.

When crews entered the school, they found that two staff members had extinguished a fire that had ignited on the back of a food warmer. The fire was out by the time they arrived.

Crews searched for any fire extension, and the fire was considered under control at 11:42 a.m.

No injuries were reported, and students will be allowed back into the school shortly.

The Amarillo Fire Marshal's Office is on scene investigating the fire.

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