students waiting outside auditorium

fire at willamette high school

Cascade middle school had a band concert tonight at willamette high school. while waiting for the concert to start, smoke started coming from the stage area. My family and I were seated in the 3rd row center from the stage. We saw the smoke coming from the top corner of the curtains. Students got the attention of a nearby staff member and pointed out the smoke. As the staff lowered some of the curtains down, the flames began to spread. At this point several parents and staff decided it was time to evacuate the building. Here are some of the photos I took with my cell phone outside.

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