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Norwood School evacuated

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WARWICK, R.I. (WLNE) — Students at Norwood School in Warwick were temporarily evacuated Tuesday.

The Warwick Superintendent’s Office told ABC6 News that a custodian noticed smoke coming from a heating unit ventilator in one of the rooms at approximately 7:00 a.m. Tuesday.

The unit was shut off and students and staff were transported to the boys and girls club as a precaution.

The fire department was called in to assess the air quality.

The students were allowed back in the school by 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.

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