Fire Occurred at Waco Elementary School Late Tuesday
KWTX's Rissa Shaw reported that a portable classroom caught on fire in Waco late Tuesday night. The fire occurred at Kendrick Elementary School in Waco. The fire crews for Waco Fire Department were called out for reports of smoke at the school at 1801 Kendrick Lane just before 11:00 p.m..
Officials of Waco Independent School District reported that fire crews arrived to the school and found a fire in the ceiling of one of the portable classrooms behind the main school.
According to reports from Waco ISD officials, the fire was just contained to the portable classroom. Kyle DeBeer, Executive Director of Communications for Waco ISD said, "There was no damage to the main building, and classes would continue as normal on Wednesday."
Debeer said, that any students who had classes in the portable classroom would have class in a different location on campus. The fire came during STARR testing at Kendrick Elementary, which began Tuesday and will end on Wednesday.
DeBeer was highly thankful for the Waco Fire Department and their speedy response to extinguish the fire at Kendrick Elementary School.