Fort Atkinson High School to close Wednesday after fire in auditorium

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Published: May. 23, 2023 at 7:10 PM CDT
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FORT ATKINSON, Wis. (WMTV) - Fort Atkinson High School will close for the day on Wednesday after a fire started after a band concert Tuesday evening, according to a Facebook post from Fort Atkinson High School.

In the post, the high school explained that the small fire happened right after a fifth-grade band concert. It said no one was injured, but that the fire generated a lot of smoke. The high school canceled school Wednesday to allow the building to ventilate, and it expects school to go on as planned Thursday.

The Fort Atkinson Fire Department responded a fire at Fort Atkinson High School after receiving a call around 6:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Officials did not share the potential cause or severity of the fire.

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