Red Wing High School Fire
Prompt response by the Red Wing Fire Department kept damage to a minimum Wednesday evening, when a fire started in the Red Wing High School Courtyard Cafe ceiling.
Superintendent Karsten Anderson, who was on the scene, said initial reports indicated that the apparent cause was a lighting ballast in the lunchroom ceiling.
The fire was out in about 30 minutes by around 8:45 p.m. Efforts then shifted to venting smoke and watching for hotspots.
Firefighters from nearby communities also responded.