Fire forces Franklin Elementary students to evacuate

Franklin Elementary Fire

WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Wichita fire crews responded to a building fire at Franklin Elementary. It happened in the 200 block of South Elizabeth just after 11 a.m.

According to fire crews, they located smoke in a hallway. The fire was contained to one room and knocked down. Crews worked to ventilate the building.

Wichita Public Schools tweeted that all students are safe, and the students were evacuated to Allison Middle School for the rest of the day.

Parents can pick the students up by the auditorium at 4:30 p.m. School will go on Tuesday as scheduled.

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