CHICAGO (CBS)– May Whitney Elementary School will be closed Monday and Tuesday after a fire broke out in a classroom.
The Lake Zurich Fire Department confirmed the fire on the second floor of the school has been put out.READ MORE: DuPage County Advises Masks In All Public Indoor Spaces, With COVID Transmission At Substantial Levels
Fire officials said the cause of the fire is “electrical in nature.” Officials also said the fire was extinguished in under 20 minutes.
The school is closed due to smoke and building cleanup.READ MORE: Illinois Secretary Of State's Office Closes Deerfield Driver Services Facility Due To COVID-19 Cases Among Staff
Fire officials said no one was injured.
The parent teacher conferences scheduled for Tuesday are cancelled and will be rescheduled to a later date, school officials said.
School officials announced that childcare services will be available through the YMCA fro families in need. Parents can call the YMCA at 847-438-5300.MORE NEWS: 'This Is Just The Beginning': Minority Owned Businesses Await The Opening Of The Dispensary Lottery
This is a developing story.