School canceled Tuesday at Hillside Jr High for electrical repairs

BOISE, Idaho (KBOI) - Classes for Tuesday have been canceled at Hillside Junior High School in Boise after an electrical panel malfunctioned.

The Boise Fire Department says that they were called Monday morning from the school's Resource Officer after he saw sparks and smoke coming from the box while workers were installing new lights.

The fire alarm at the school went off and the students evacuated.

Power was restored by Monday afternoon, but the school district says the repairs will not be finished in time to have school on Tuesday.

The district also says that all extracurricular activities at Hillside are canceled for Tuesday as well.