Exciting first school morning at Centreville High School

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Fire alarms sounded at Centreville High School Tuesday morning. It wasn’t a first day of school day fire drill.

A small fire in an electrical panel brought Fairfax County Fire Rescue Service units to the school. The building was evacuated and the blaze was quickly extinguished.

No one was injured.



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Ed Tobias
Ed Tobias brings more than four decades of reporting and news management experience to his work at FairfaxNews. Tobias managed news coverage for Associated Press Radio for over twenty years.  This included coverage of the 9/11 attacks, the Iraq War, Hurricane Katrina, the death of Princess Diana, the Challenger and Columbia shuttle disasters and national election primaries, conventions and campaigns.  He was part of the team that built AP’s on-line video operation. Prior to joining AP, Tobias was News Director at all-news WTOP in Washington, D.C. He has won two Ohio State Awards for his reporting and producing and he led coverage that won an Edward R. Murrow Award.