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Fire prompts evacuation of high school

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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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