NORFOLK -- Students at Booker T. Washington High School in Norfolk got an unexpected break from class.
They were evacuated because of fire in a bathroom trash can, Schools spokeswoman Elizabeth Mather told WVEC.com.
Firefighters were called to the school on Park Avenue around 10:30 a.m.
"Students were evacuated while the smoke was cleared and should be back in the building shortly," she said.
No one was hurt.
The investigation continues.