Chamberlain High School evacuated due to small electrical fire

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Tampa, Florida -- Tampa Fire Rescue investigated a small fire in the auditorium of Chamberlain High School on Dec. 19. 

On Thursday, Tampa Fire Rescue was alerted to a possible fire at the high school. Upon arrival, they found the school had been evacuated and there was a burning odor coming from the ceiling of the auditorium. 

While performing a thorough investigation, firefighters found the origin of the odor to be a small smoldering fire in the ceiling's tile. The cause of the fire has been ruled electrical malfunction.  

Students were out of class for approximately 20 minutes while firefighters investigated the odor. All students have since returned to class. There were no injuries reported.

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