Friday, February 23

Fire extinguished at Gove Elementary School in Belle Glade

Palm Beach County Fire Rescue crews responded to a fire Monday evening at an elementary school in Belle Glade.

The fire occurred at Gove Elementary School at about 6:15 p.m., located at 1000 Southeast Avenue G.

When crews arrived, they said smoke was showing from the front of the building.

They started a search of the building while simultaneously fighting the fire. A fire rescue spokesperson said they did not find anybody inside the school.

The fire was brought under control within about 20 minutes. A fire investigator was notified and will seek to learn what caused the blaze.

It’s unclear how much of the building was damaged.

No other details were immediately available.

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