Sprinkler activation prompts evacuation of Clay-Chalkville MS

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PINSON, Ala. (WIAT) – Clay-Chalkville Middle School was evacuated Friday after the school’s sprinkler system activated, dousing one area of the school. The sprinkler went off in a classroom. Water went out of the classroom, down the stairwell and into the basement.

School officials are not sure what triggered the problem. The fire department and professionals were called to the scene to clean up the water.

Students were taken outside the building until it was determined to be safe. They were then taken to the gym to be fed lunch.

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