Electrical Problem Prompts Evacuation At West Adams Preparatory High School

LOS ANGELES (CBS) — An electrical problem prompted a precautionary evacuation Wednesday at West Adams Preparatory High School.

Firefighters sent to 1000 block of West Washington Boulevard at 10:38 a.m. found the problem in an underground vault, but nothing caught on fire, a spokesman said.

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power was notified, and the evacuation of the school was lifted by noon, according to the Fire Department.

No one was injured.

  • Coughy

    smoke billowed from a building for 20 minutes. There was a fire.

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