Posted Monday, April 30, 2012 --- 4:00 p.m.
MENOMONIE, Wis. (AP) -- A fire at Menomonie High School has killed many animals, including snakes, tortoises and baby chicks.
WEAU-TV reports (http://bit.ly/Jw9GKW ) that the fire was in the agriculture room early Monday. Hedge hogs, ferrets and rabbits also died.
The cause of the fire is unknown. Damage was contained to the room, but surrounding classrooms had smoke damage and school was cancelled for Monday.
The fire is being investigated.
Information from: WEAU-TV, http://www.weau.com
Copyright 2012. The Associated Press.