Chesapeake, Va. – Sparrow Road Intermediate School was evacuated Thursday afternoon due to a “burn odor” detected in the school, officials tell NewsChannel 3.
A school spokesperson says the odor was detected in a hallway.
The school was evacuated at 12:10 p.m. and fire units responded.
The evacuation lasted a little more than one hour, officials say.
The school has now been deemed safe for students and faculty.
Stay with NewsChannel 3 for updates as they are available.