Smoke Forces Brief Evacuation At Northwest Middle School

Courtesy Bing Maps

TRAVELERS REST – Northwest Middle School students were evacuated from the building for about 20 minutes Wednesday because of light smoke.

The Greenville County School District says firefighters came to the school on Geer Highway in Travelers Rest.

Crews checked the building and gave an all clear to faculty, staff and students to return inside to continue the day.

Dust on a heater register may be to blame for the light smoke and smell according to a district spokesman.

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