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Drinking fountain cause of LLW fire


November 14, 2017

Richard Jenkins/Daily Globe

STUDENTS FILE past fire trucks to return to their classrooms Monday afternoon at Luther L. Wright K-12 School after firefighters responded to a small fire in a second-floor drinking fountain.


IRONWOOD - Ironwood firefighters responded to a report of a small fire at the Luther L. Wright K-12 School Monday.

The fire, reported shortly before 2:30 p.m., was caused by faulty wiring in a drinking fountain in the second floor back hallway.

"Ironically, we just had a fire drill about 15 minutes before this happened. So ... all the kids just followed all the procedures and did everything really well. We had the buses here immediately so we could put kids on buses to keep them warm while we were trying to figure it out," K-12 Principal Denise...

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