An Atypical Fire Drill

Kids say the weirdest things

White Feather
3 min readFeb 18, 2021

The children had gone through fire drills before. They knew what to do so the evacuation of the school building went very smoothly without incident. It was as everyone got out into the school yard that panic began to set in.

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