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UPDATE, Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 10:15 a.m.: Evacuation ended at Bezanson School

December 17, 2019

Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 10:15 a.m. – The Bezanson Fire Department has identified a sensor as the source of the fire alarm sounding at Bezanson School earlier this morning. Staff and students are currently returning to the school after a brief evacuation to the nearby Bezanson Hall.

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Evacuation due to fire alarm at Bezanson School

Tuesday, December 17, 2019, 9:45 a.m. –
Students and staff at Bezanson School have evacuated to the nearby Bezanson Hall, due to a fire alarm sounding at the school. All students and staff are safe. There were no signs of smoke when staff did a walk-through of the school building. The local fire department was called to the school. Updated information will be released as it becomes available.  

What is an evacuation?

  • A response to a possible danger INSIDE the school.
  • Staff will escort students to a safe area, away from the school.
  • Examples: Strong odours, fire, chemical spill, gas leak, etc.

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