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Fire Forces Farragut High Students To Evacuate School

Knoxville (WVLT) - A small scare at Farragut High School today.

A Knox County Schools spokesman says school authorities had to evacuate students from the building after a small fire around two this afternoon.

Students were only out of the building for about ten to 15 minutes.

Officials say a transformer inside a utility closet is to blame for the fire.


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