ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. (WHTM) – Elizabethtown Middle School was damaged after a fire that started in the school kitchen, according to State Police.
They say they were called to the school around 11:30 p.m. Friday.
The fire started in the dishwashing room, according to State Police.
They say it was contained to the room, but still caused about $150,000 in damage.
The cause of the fire has not yet been determined.
The Elizabethtown Area School District has canceled classes for grades K-12 for Monday, February 19.
Crews will clean up smoke and soot from several classrooms that was drawn in by the HVAC system.
The district hopes to resume class on Tuesday, February 20, but several classrooms may be closed in the middle school.
School leaders said bag lunches might have to be served at the secondary level until the kitchen area is back in working condition.
You can read the school district’s full statement here.