Arkansas High School caught fire, and the school turned to online learning

WARREN, Arch. (KTVE / KARD) – According to the Warren School District, students and teachers will switch to alternative teaching methods on Thursday, March 31, 2022, AMI and will continue until further notice.

On Wednesday, March 30, 2022, Warren High School in Warren, Ark., Reportedly caught fire at about 6 p.m.

Firefighters from the Warren Fire Department responded to a massive fire that started Wednesday night on the north side of the Warren High School building.

Upon arrival, firefighters noticed that the fire had occurred near or in the auxiliary hall of the high school.

Firefighters, equipped with tools, including masks and oxygen tanks, surrounded the north, east and west sides of the building. Firefighters used a ladder to the top of the fire from the east, while firefighters used hoses at ground level to spread the orange flame from north to west.

The fire appears to have been mostly extinguished by about 8 p.m., with the help of heavy rains and the efforts of firefighters.

No information is available on how the fire started, but we will let you know more later.

Warren School District is actively working to educate its senior students in the near future at the site.

Warren County Superintendent Brian Cornish issued the following statement to all students and staff Thursday night:

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