There will be no school for Webster Schroeder High School students on Friday, May 26, due to the fire. The Webster Central School District adds that the Webster Aquatic Center will also be closed for the remainder of Thursday, as well as Friday.


ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — Students from Webster Schroeder High School were released Thursday following a fire that took place inside the building.

According to the West Webster Fire Department, the small fire came from a piece of shop equipment. The fire was quickly extinguished.

The Webster Central School District said that all high school and pre-kindergarten students were safely evacuated. Students were sent home due to the smoke in the hallways.

Firefighters said that no injuries were reported as a result of the fire.

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