Small fire closes Florence schools

Posted at 8:34 AM, Sep 13, 2018
and last updated 2018-09-13 11:40:58-04

FLORENCE – Classes were canceled in Florence on Thursday morning after a small fire broke out at Florence Carlton School.

School officials notified parents at around 7:45 p.m. that all elementary,  middle and high school classes following a small fire in the boy’s locker room.

There’s no word yet on what sparked the fire although the Ravalli County Sheriff’s Office says in a social media post that it was an electrical fire.

Parents were told to pick up students who were already on the school campus at the district offices after 8 a.m.

We’ll have more information on this developing story as it becomes available.