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Electrical fire at middle school cancels classes

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October 31, 2012 -

UMATILLA - Clara Brownell Middle School in Umatilla is closed for today, October 31st. School officials say there was a small electrical fire this morning, resulting in a power outage at the school.

Umatilla firefighters got the fire under control before it could spread, and no one was hurt in the fire.

Right now, buses are taking students home from the middle school.

Umatilla High School and McNary Heights Elementary School are open and running on normal schedules today.  

School officials tell us fire and district maintenance crews are currently airing the building out with fans. They expect school to resume as normal on Thursday, November 1st.