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Smoke causes evacuation at Pouce Coupe Elementary

School resuming business as normal this afternoon, school will open tomorrow.
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Students and staff at Pouce Coupe Elementary were evacuated to the town hall Tuesday.

A cooking incident caused a plume of smoke that set off the school's fire alarm, School District 59 spokesperson Candy Clouthier said.

"Someone had left something on the stove and it was just really smoke - there was no fire," Clouthier said. "The smoke without throughout the school."

Clouthier added that buses are going out to the school as normal as of around 2 p.m.

"We're running buses as usual, students are going home as they usually would."

The school will be open Wednesday.

dcreporter@dcd.ca