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Kempner High School evacuated as precaution because of truck fire outside school

A spokesperson for the Sugar Land Fire Department said there's no threat to students but two contractors were hurt.

SUGAR LAND, Texas — Firefighters are on the scene of a small fire outside Kempner High School in Sugar Land. 

Students were evacuated as a precaution after the fire sent heavy smoke into the air. They're now being moved back inside.

A spokesperson for Fort Bend ISD said there's no threat to students.

One contractor who jumped out of a cherry picker attached to the burning truck was hurt, according to Sugar Land Fire Department spokesman Doug Adolph. 

Another contractor suffered second-degree burns.

A piece of equipment used by the contract crew caught fire and the flames spread to their truck.

The fire is now under control.

Check back for more on this developing story.