Smoke forces evacuation of Glen Oak Learning Center

By WEEK Producer

Smoke forces evacuation of Glen Oak Learning Center

August 30, 2013 Updated Aug 30, 2013 at 2:42 PM CDT

PEORIA, Ill. -- Students at Glen Oak Learning Center in Peoria were evacuated for a brief time Friday morning after reports of smoke coming from a bathroom.

The incident happened just after 9 a.m.

A District 150 spokesman said it is not clear what caused the smoke in the bathroom on the first floor.

Students were only out of the building for about 20 minutes before firefighters allowed them to return to classes.

The incident is under investigation.

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