Officials: Portion of Rock Hill High evacuated after fire set in bathroom

ROCK HILL, SC (WBTV) - A section of Rock Hill High School was evacuated on Tuesday morning after school officials say someone set a fire in the student bathroom near the school's cafeteria.

According to school officials, the fire was set around 9:45 a.m. Tuesday morning in the "B" building, which housing the cafeteria.

Students and staff were evacuated and the fire department was called  to the school.  The students were sent to the auditorium.

School officials told WBTV that someone set a toilet paper dispenser on fire which caused a lot of black smoke.  No one was injured in the fire.

The fire was quickly extinguished but school officials say students who have classes in that building will remain in the auditorium until there is no sign of smoke.

An investigation into who set the fire is now underway.

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