Children, staff at south OKC middle school back in class after problem with fan motor causes evacuation 

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OKLAHOMA CITY – A middle school in south Oklahoma City was evacuated for a smoke investigation.

Firefighters responded to Capitol Hill Middle School near SW 25th and Robinson at around 10:15 a.m. Wednesday.

According to the Oklahoma City Fire Department, a “light haze of smoke” was found upon arrival.

Children and staff at the school were evacuated as a precaution while firefighters checked AC units on the roof. They have since been allowed back inside the school.

Fire officials say the problem was with a fan motor that served one classroom.

No active fire was found.

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