Fire Forces Evacuations At DeLisle Elementary School - WLOX.com - The News for South Mississippi

Fire Forces Evacuations At DeLisle Elementary School

A fire burning near DeLisle Elementary School Wednesday afternoon is now under control.

Harrison County Fire Marshall George Mixon said the fire had been threatening the school and nearby trailers. In fact, Mixon says about 40 students and staff from a summer program at DeLisle Elementary were evacuated for a short while.

Mixon said the fire was contained at the intersection of Kiln-Delisle and Cuevas-Delisle Roads and no longer poses any danger. Still, crews will remain on the scene to monitor the situation.

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