Gym Fire Closes Sisseton Elementary School
There were no injuries and school officials hope to re-open the school by Tuesday
SISSETON, S.D. — No one was hurt after a fire broke out at a Sisseton elementary school.
School officials say nearly 500 students in kindergarten through fifth grade were evacuated after a fire was discovered in the gym of Westside Elementary School.
They say it appears the fire began in a mechanical room and it is accidental.
Students and staff walked to a nearby church after getting out of the building.
Officials say the school will be closed through at least Monday.