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UPDATED: Fire at Salem Elementary School

Sackville firefighters are on the scene of a fire at Salem Elementary school this afternoon.
Sackville firefighters are on the scene of a fire at Salem Elementary school this afternoon. - Katie Tower

Firefighters called to school when smoke was spotted coming from roof

Sackville and Point de Bute firefighters were on the scene Sunday afternoon at Salem Elementary School, where they worked from the roof of the school to to put out a fire. The firefighters were called to the school at about 2 p.m. and brought in the ladder truck to get to the roof after determining the location of the fire.

Sackville firefighters hose some water into a hole in the roof of Salem Elementary School.

Sackville firefighters hose some water into a hole in the roof of Salem Elementary School.

The firefighters were on the scene for a couple of hours and were able to get the fire contained.

Anglophone East School District sent out a message earlier this evening, saying school will be closed on Monday, Nov. 5, in order to repair the roof. School is expected to resume on Tuesday.

More to come . . .

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