Alief ISD: Youens Elementary temporarily evacuated after smoke fills part of building

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by KHOU.com staff

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Posted on December 19, 2012 at 10:24 AM

HOUSTON—Students at Youens Elementary were evacuated Wednesday morning because of smoke in the building, Alief ISD officials said.

Houston firefighters were called to the school after a dump truck backed into a power line. The driver needed assistance getting out safely because a live wire was on the truck.

Power was knocked out of the school, and smoke filled one section of the building when emergency generators kicked on.

No one was hurt.

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