Suspicious fire extinguished at Jerome Prairie Elementary
Investigators with Rural Metro Fire Department are trying to determine the cause of a fire that burned just before 6:00 p.m. Sunday at the now closed Jerome Prairie Elementary.
Firefighters discovered a pile of burning clothes under a deck at the school which is located at 2555 Walnut Ave. The school was closed last school year due to budget cuts.
Rural Metro Fire Department PIO Mike Shaw says the fire was extinguished quickly and caused minimal damage.
Firefighters have termed the fire suspicious.