Communications & Dispatch, News

Explosion and Fire at Pennsylvania Middle School

CARLISLE, Pa. (AP) — Emergency personnel are responding to a report of a fire with injuries at a central Pennsylvania middle school.

Cumberland County emergency dispatchers say two medical helicopters were dispatched to a middle school in Carlisle after a small fire in a science lab Wednesday morning.

Dispatchers say more than one person was burned but the exact number of injuries was not immediately clear.

The fire was reported around 11:30 a.m. at Wilson Middle School. A phone message left for the Carlisle School District superintendent wasn’t immediately returned.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press.