MEDIA RELEASE: PHS Fire alarm determined to be a non-fire-related

Pittsburg, Kan. - At 11:22 am, Friday, April 9, the fire alarm was initiated at Pittsburg High School. Students and staff safely evacuated the building and following procedure the Pittsburg Fire Department arrived on the scene. 

A small amount of smoke related to a classroom activity was detected by the fire alarm and it was quickly mitigated by turning on an exhaust fan. The incident was determined to be a non-fire-related event.

After receiving the all-clear, students and staff resumed their day as scheduled.