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Fire at Hobbs Middle School forces evacuation

Students, faculty evacuated from Hobbs Middle School in Milton due to bathroom fire



10:45 AM UPDATE ON HOBBS MIDDLE FIRE: Students at Hobbs Middle School have resumed the school day. Students will remain with their 1st period classes until after the lunch cycles.

Students are safe and prepared to resume the school day. If parents choose to check students out from school, they can do so by accessing the school’s bus ramp. Please have picture ID with you.

Checking out will be a slow process, so please exercise patience with school and district staff.

Bus riders will go home by bus, as normal, at the end of the school day.

Original Report:

This morning, students and faculty were evacuated from the building at Hobbs Middle School due to a fire in one of the restrooms.

There was heavy smoke in the hallway. Fire has been put out as of 8:49 a.m. No word on cause yet, but parents are encouraged not to show up to the school at this time.

All students and staff are safe and accounted for. Parents will be updated within the half hour.

TRAFFIC UPDATE: Glover Lane in front of Hobbs Middle School is now open.

An update will be sent out once the road has reopened.