Cell phone causes fire, evacuation at Winfield High School

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WINFIELD, Kan. (KAKE) -

A cell phone is blamed for a fire at Winfield High School. 

A Facebook post from USD 465 said a cell phone and charger caught fire in a classroom this morning.  A teacher used a fire extinguisher to put the fire out.  The fire alarm sounded and students evacuated the school. 

Students will remain out of the building until custodians can clear the smoke from the building.  

No one was hurt.  

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