Firefighters were called to Sussex Coast College in Hastings this afternoon (Thursday, September 29).
A ‘very small’ fire had started in one of the kilns in the art department, a college spokesperson told the Observer.
He added: “It was put out quite quickly, but the resulting smoke triggered the alarm.”
Students and staff were evacuated and firefighters raced to the scene.
Everyone was allowed back inside the building a short time later.
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