British Columbia

Fire at Collingwood School in West Vancouver

The West Vancouver Fire department was called to Collingwood School after reports of a one-alarm fire.

The school was evacuated but student and staff have been allowed back in

Students and staff were allowed back into Collingwood School in West Vancouver Wednesday morning after what appeared to be a small electrical fire. (Dan Burritt/CBC)

The West Vancouver Fire department was called to Collingwood School, a private school, after reports of a one-alarm fire.

Fire crews were called at about 8:55 a.m. PT, due to what appears to have been a small fire in the electrical room.

The school was evacuated, but students and staff were allowed back in after the fire was extinguished by a maintenance person.

Fire crews are still on scene investigating what happened.

With files from Farrah Merali and Dan Burritt

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