Higley High School in Gilbert was evacuated Friday about 12:15 p.m. after a fire was started in a boy’s restroom in the 700 building hallway. Gilbert Fire Department and staff quickly extinguished the fire.
The Higley Unified School District issued a statement after the incident: “Please be assured that every effort is being made to ensure the safety of your student. We are asking your assistance in reminding your student of his/her responsibility in making wise choices and exhibiting appropriate behavior while in the educational setting.”
If you have any information regarding the incident, the district asks that you call the Safe hotline at (480) 279-7233 or (480) 279-7310.