Cranbrook RCMP and Fire and Emergency Services are investigating a suspicious fire at Laurie Middle School that broke out early Wednesday morning.

Cranbrook RCMP and Fire and Emergency Services are investigating a suspicious fire at Laurie Middle School that broke out early Wednesday morning.

Crews contain fire at Laurie school

Fire and Emergency Services responded to a fire at Laure Middle School early Wednesday morning.

  • Nov. 11, 2015 4:00 p.m.

Cranbrook, BC (November 11, 2015) – Three firefighters and one truck responded to a 911 call early Wednesday morning to a fire at Laurie Middle School in Cranbrook.

The call came in at 4:40am and crews responded within a few minutes and arrived on scene to find large flames and a significant amount of smoke coming from the exterior roof at the back of the building.  An additional 14 off duty members also responded to the scene.

Crews quickly actioned and extinguished the fire with no injuries reported.  No damage estimate is available. Fire crews remain on scene to assist with the investigation and the cleanup.