Authorities Investigating Cause of Marion High School Classroom Fire


By Ellen Kurt

MARION, Iowa - A fire at Marion High School caused students at the school to evacuate for some time Sunday night.

Marion firefighters responded to a call of an alarm system going off at the school at 7:27 p.m. The fire was put out in about 20 minutes. The Marion Fire Department said the fire was small and was contained to one classroom. They said there was a function at the school, but they didn't know what that function was.

Everyone was able to get out of the school safely.. The fire department is investigating the cause, but they said the fire does not look suspicious.

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