Fire destroys Evansville H.S. press box

Structural engineers will be at the Evansville High School Football Field this week checking the safety of the bleachers after a weekend fire.  A police officer noticed smoke coming from  he press box about 11:30 Saturday night.  The press box was destroyed, and School District Superintendent Jerry Roth says heat from the fire warped some adjacent bleachers.  The varsity boys football team has a home game scheduled Friday.  Some football equipment and memorabilia stored in the press box were also destroyed.  The Evansville Fire Department and a Rock County Sheriff's Office fire inspector are investigating.

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