‘Electrical burning smell’ prompts evacuation of Orem school
By bob mims
| The Salt Lake Tribune
First Published Dec 13 2013 01:21 pm • Last Updated Dec 13 2013 02:41 pm
Orem firefighters briefly evacuated students and staff from the Orchard Elementary School on Friday after a report of a heavy "electrical burning smell."
Orem police Lt. Craig Martinez said there was a "small electrical fire in the media room," which produced no flames.
There were no injuries reported during the 1 p.m. incident.
Students were evacuated for 20-25 minutes to a nearby junior high school, Martinez said.
The school is located at 1035 North 800 East.
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