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Fire prompts evacuation of high school

Firefighters responded to the fire in the small gym on Monday. Firefighters responded to the fire in the small gym on Monday.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Students and staff were evacuated from a high school due to a fire moments before the final bell rang on Monday.

According to a Jefferson County Public Schools spokesperson, smoke was seen coming from the small gym at Academy of Shawnee High School.

JCPS officials said a contractor was replacing windows in the gym and the work sparked the fire.

Everyone was able to exit the building safely and no injuries were reported.

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