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Area school evacuated because of smoke scare

TEMPLE - Thornton Elementary in Temple ISD was evacuated for a short time Friday morning after a school official says a kid playing with a lighter caught some toilet paper on fire in a bathroom.

The children and staff were evacuated to make sure everyone was safe.

It happened about 7:30 a.m. No one was hurt and no damage was reported.

The fire was put out and the kids are now back inside.
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