Fire breaks out in Kalskag high school

Posted: Thursday, January 29, 2009

ANCHORAGE - Students at the high school in Kalskag were evacuated after fire broke out in the building.

McGrath radio station KSKO reported the fire broke out between 11 a.m. and noon Wednesday at the George Morgan High School, which is part of the Kuspuk School District.

Alaska State Troopers spokeswoman Megan Peters said the school was reported to be fully engulfed. Troopers and the state fire marshal were responding.

Kalskag is community of about 230 people about 348 miles west of Anchorage. It's on the north bank of the Kuskokwim River, 2 miles upriver from Lower Kalskag.



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