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Classes resume following fire at Acadiana High School

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Posted at 8:50 PM, Aug 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-30 10:26:29-04

Multiple fire crews were dispatched to a commercial fire at Acadiana High School Campus Monday evening. Firefighters said they observed smoke coming from the roof of a portable building.

Scott Fire Chief Chad Sonnier said the fire started around 8 p.m. inside a butler building housed on the campus.

An investigation ruled the fire accidental in nature, however, the investigation regarding the exact cause is ongoing. Authorities said, the room where the fire started sustained moderate fire and smoke damage, while a neighboring classroom sustained minor smoke damage.

Chief Sonnier said the classrooms where the fire originated were not occupied at the time of the fire.

Officials said, classes in and around the portable building will be moved to another location and school will resume as normal Tuesday.

There were no injuries to firefighters or civilians.