CHIPPEWA FALLS — A grease fire required students at Chippewa Falls High School to be evacuated Thursday afternoon.
A second fire alarm required students to be evacuated a second time, officials said.
According to the Chippewa Falls school district:
A cooking pan in a food classroom, which contained cooking oil, caught fire at 1:20 p.m. Firefighters were called and students were evacuated.
A school staff member used a fire extinguisher to put out the fire. Firefighters arrived and ventilated the building. Students were allowed back inside at 2:05 p.m.
As students were entering the building, the fire alarm went off again. There was not another fire, but by fire code, the building is required to be evacuated.
Students re-entered the building a second time at 2:15 p.m.
No injuries were reported.
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