- Associated Press - Thursday, August 20, 2015

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say two maintenance workers were injured after an electrical fire at a high school in Alabama.

Local outlets report that the workers suffered minor injuries after the fire occurred about 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Oak Mountain High School in Shelby County. The school was evacuated and students returned to classes before 1 p.m.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office says there were no student injuries.

Shelby County School spokeswoman Cindy Warner said in an email to AL.com (https://bit.ly/1U0Hm4n) that a fire alarm was activated at the school’s performing arts center. Warner says an investigation of the alarm revealed an electrical problem that caused injuries to the two maintenance and facility employees.


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