Fire damages portable classroom trailer at Chesapeake high school

Posted at 4:12 PM, Nov 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-07 16:12:04-05

CHESAPEAKE, Va. - Chesapeake Fire crews responded to a portable classroom trailer fire Saturday afternoon.

Officials say crews responded to a fire behind Hickory High School after several reports from people nearby who had seen the flames around 11:25 a.m.

Battalion 1 arrived on scene within seven minutes finding a portable classroom trailer with smoke and flames visible.

Firefighters entered and searched the structure. No one was found on-site, according to officials.

The fire was marked under control at 11:39 a.m.

Firefighters say an investigation was conducted and the fire was determined to have started in an electrical panel.

No injuries were reported.