Two Oswego classrooms damaged in Friday fire

  • A Friday evening fire damaged two classrooms at the Brokaw Early Learning Center in Oswego.

    A Friday evening fire damaged two classrooms at the Brokaw Early Learning Center in Oswego.

 
 
Updated 10/22/2022 6:10 PM

A Friday evening fire damaged two classrooms at the Brokaw Early Learning Center in Oswego.

Oswego firefighters were called to the school, at 1000 Fifth St., around 7:40 p.m. Friday for a commercial fire alarm. When firefighters arrived, they saw smoke coming from the roof and found smoke in the building, according to a news release from the Oswego Fire Department.

 

The school, which is part of Oswego Community Unit School District 308, was not occupied at the time at the time of the fire. No firefighters were injured.

According to a social media post from the school, two classrooms sustained water damage from the fire. Cleanup crews were on site late Friday, according to the social media post.

"We don't anticipate any issues with school next week, however any changes will be communicated with parents over the weekend," school officials said in the post.

According to the news release, there was roofing material that was found burning on the roof. The fire was quickly extinguished. The cause of the fire remains under investigation by the Oswego Fire Department.

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