Kaneland High School was evacuated Wednesday morning after a fire was set in a bathroom. The fire has been extinguished, and no injuries were reported, according to a news release from the Kane County Sheriff’s Office.
Classes are canceled for the rest of the day, and students and staff are being sent home.
According to a phone message from the district, there was a “small fire” in a bathroom.
The fire was “not a result of a mechanical issue”, and the cause is being investigated, according to the district message.
According to the Kane County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a report of a fire in a bathroom at 8:29 a.m. Authorities believe this was an isolated incident.
There is still a heavy police and fire department presence at the school and the investigation is ongoing.
This story will be updated this story as more information becomes available.