Fire officials praise teacher and student for quick action regarding fire

RACINE, WI – The Racine Fire Department is crediting a Horlick High School student and teacher with quick action to extinguish a trash can fire inside the school theater one morning. Officials said a student discovered a small fire inside a trash can in the theater, then notified his teacher and activated the fire alarm. The teacher put the fire out with a portable fire extinguisher, which allowed for the fire to be contained within the trash can. “This is a great example of if you see something, say something,” Fire Department officials said. “Quick thinking and action prevented a possible disaster.”

The Journal Times (Racine, WI)

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