Lincoln school evacuated because of a small fire

WARREN — Lincoln PK-8 School, 2253 Atlantic St. NE, reportedly was evacuated Friday morning because of a small fire.

According to city fire officials, a student was using a lighter to burn paper at his desk that resulted in the fire. Crews received the call around 8:30 a.m. and reported damage was considered minimal, fire officials said.

No further information was available.

A call to the school referred questions about the incident to the Trumbull County Educational Service Center. A phone message and email to ESC personnel was not immediately returned.