Two Injured After School Locker Fire

Two students had to be treated for smoke problems after a fire this morning at a Pitt County middle school.

Authorities say a locker fire forced the evacuation of E.B. Aycock Middle School on Red Banks Road.

Pitt County Schools spokeswoman Heather Mayo says the was put out with a fire extinguisher by Erny Hoke, a math teacher at the school. Two students were slightly injured. One girl was taken to the hospital after an asthma attack, while another was treated at the scene by rescue for minor smoke inhalation.

Students will soon be allowed back in the school.

Stay with WITN News and for more on this developing story.

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