Tomlinson Middle School evacuated because of smoke

By 10:27 a.m. Thursday Tomlinson Middle School students were returning back to class after smoke was detected. First responders found no fire but an investigation is underway. 

Tomlinson Middle School students and staff were evacuated from the building Thursday morning when staff detected smoke coming from two rooms.

At 10:08 a.m. Lawton Fire Department and Lawton Police Department responded to the school after a call came in that smoke was detected in two rooms, said Lynn Cordes, executive director of communications for Lawton Public Schools. 

No fire was found and students and staff returned to class by 10:27 a.m.

Further details will be released when available. 

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