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Seven Pines Elementary students safe after fire reported at school

Source: Henrico County Public Schools Source: Henrico County Public Schools
HENRICO, VA (WWBT) -

All Seven Pines Elementary School students are safe after a fire was reported at the school on Thursday.

According to Henrico County Public Schools, the fire was reported at an empty building undergoing renovation, and fire officials were called the scene.

Students from the "E" building, which consists of 4th and 5th graders, were moved the cafeteria.

The school day is going on as scheduled, school officials said.

Henrico County Public Schools issued a full statement:

Good morning Seven Pines families, this is Andy Jenks from the Central Office calling on behalf of your principal Terri Mothershead.

First, all students are safe and accounted for and the school day is moving along on schedule.

We want to let you know that an issue related to the ongoing renovation of an empty building at the school resulted in the fire department being called.

Students from the “E” building, which is 4th and 5th grade, were moved to the cafeteria.

Again, all students are safe and accounted for, and the school day is moving along on schedule.

We’ll call and write again with updates when more information is available.

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