A fire in a Rye Middle School science classroom Tuesday was quickly extinguished according to the school district.
A call report from Rye FD shows time out at 5:34pm to a structural fire at Rye Middle School Room 220. The school district, in an email, said “Custodians were able to extinguish the fire quickly; the Rye Fire Department also responded to the scene. The building is clear and all is well.”
Here is the fire call and the school email:
02/23/2021 at 5:34 PM
1 PARSONS ST RYE: @RYE MIDDLE SCHOOL:ROOM 220, Cross: MILTON RD, Type:STRU, default, Time out: 17:34:20 Area: RYE,Alarm lev: 0
Date: Tue, Feb 23, 2021 at 7:19 PM
Subject: No Emergency: Small Fire in RMS Science Room This Afternoon
To: Rye City School District Recipients
Dear RMS and RHS Parents/Guardians,
Late this afternoon, there was a small fire in one of the science rooms in the Middle School. Custodians were able to extinguish the fire quickly; the Rye Fire Department also responded to the scene. The building is clear and all is well.
As always, the safety and security of students, faculty, and staff is our highest priority.
Eric Byrne, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools