Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office

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Nogales, AZ 85621
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Press Release

Fire Incident at Rio Rico High School

Sent on 8/23/2013 10:34:49 AM

At approximately 0930 this morning, Tubac Fire personnel and deputies responded to the Rio Rico High School in reference to a report of smoke in one of the classrooms. The reporting party advised that all students had been evacuated from the classroom in question. Deputies and fire personnel arrived minutes later and advised of heavy smoke that was possibly due to an electrical issue. Upon further investigation, it was revealed that the air conditioning unit for the classroom was the source of the smoke. The air conditioning unit was shut off and the smoke was cleared from the classroom. Students were allowed to return to the area at approximately 1015.


590 Camino Lito Galindo, Rio Rico, AZ, 85648, United States

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