Local students were evacuated after a fire started on the roof of the building.
It happened in the Tuscola County community of Caro at around 1:15 Thursday afternoon.
A post on the district’s Facebook page said that workers were cutting a hole in the roof of the new auditorium when the rubberized roofing caught fire.
Both the Middle and High School buildings were evacuated as a precaution.
Students were allowed back in and sent back to class in about 10 minutes, according to the district.
The workers were apparently cutting a hole in the roof for air handling units at the time.
According to the district, the fire department left the scene at around 1:30 p.m.
The extent of damage is unclear.
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