March 11, 2014
School administrators at R.E. Lee High School in Staunton evacuated students at 9:30 a.m. due to a transformer fire.
The fire was caused by a lightning strike.
Officials sent the students home because half of the school building lost power, including the area where student's were preparing to take their end-of-the-year Standards of Learning exams.
Electricians will look at the damage Tuesday afternoon.
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