Loudon County (WVLT) -- Firefighters now have to be stationed on the campus of Greenback High School after it was placed on "fire watch"
An annual inspection last week found some deficiencies, so the state fire marshal put the school on fire watch.
That means firefighters must be stations at the school when 10 or more people are there.
The fire marshall's office says some of the problems are serious, some not and some are left over from last year's inspection.
"Some of the buildings didn't have fire alarm systems, some of them didn't have smoke detection, some of the out buildings had lack of maintenance," said Mark Boyd with the Fire Marshal's office.
Loudon County school administrators have 30 days to respond to the fire marshal's report with their plan of action to correct the problem.
But for now, the firefighters will remains as a precaution.
To comment, the following rules must be followed:
Comments may be monitored for inappropriate content, but the station is under no legal obligation to do so.
If you believe a comment violates the above rules, please use the Flagging Tool to alert a Moderator.
Flagging does not guarantee removal.
Multiple violations may result in account suspension.
Decisions to suspend or unsuspend accounts are made by Station Moderators.
Links require admin approval before posting.
Questions may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please provide detailed information.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.