POLAND, N.Y. -- After a fire at the Poland Central School – classes are being cancelled for the next two days.
The fire started in the basement early Tuesday morning.
Classes were canceled Tuesdayand will be cancelled Wednesday and Thursday, as well.
The fire started in a storage area under the sixth grade classrooms at about 2:30 a.m.
The cause is still under investigation.
A trigger notified 911 by a monitoring system when detectors sensed smoke or heat.
Smoke is the primary reason in the school closing.
As for sports and other programs, the school released the following information:
"As a safety precaution and to extend the time for initial clean-up, the district will be closed on Wednesday, May 15 and will not transport to programs at other schools. The Poland campus will also be closed on Thursday, May 16; transportation will be provided to programs at other schools on Thursday. Plans for Friday will be determined after initial clean-up and announced to our school community. Upcoming sporting events will continue whenever possible."
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