Fla. teacher fired after putting classroom fire out
School officials say they fired her for leaving her classroom
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Michelle Hammack was fired Wednesday from her teaching job at the Little Temples Childcare facility in Arlington.
It all started when Hammack smelled burning chicken nuggets from her nearby classroom. "I just leaned over and peeked around and there was a fire in the oven, and I ran in there and opened it to try to put it out, and the fire alarm started going off."
Hammack says she rushed back to her classroom and woke up her napping students. She then took all of the children outside.
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