Rio Rancho Middle School students safe after small fire
RIO RANCHO, N.M. — Rio Rancho Middle School students are reportedly safe after a small fire was extinguished Tuesday morning.
School officials say the fire started in a girl’s restroom in the school’s 500 wing. The fire activated the sprinkler system and alarms which prompted students to be evacuated and fire crews to respond.
No one was injured and the school says all protocols were followed before letting students return to class safely.
School administrators have identified the accused perpetrator and are mulling disciplinary action for them. No other details are available at this time.