Washington County VA

EB Stanley Middle School evacuated; students safe

Faulty heater blamed for causing smoke

WASHINGTON COUNTY, VA - Students at EB Stanley Middle School in Abingdon have been evacuated.

Superintendent Brian Ratliff tells us a heater had an electrical malfunction Friday morning that caused part of the building to fill with smoke.

Officials say no students were ever in danger.

The students were evacuated as a precaution

The smoke is gone and students will be allowed to go back to class once the smell clears from the building.

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