Ramsay High School gym catches on fire Tuesday

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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — The Birmingham Fire and Rescue Service battled a fire at the gym at Ramsay High School Tuesday night.

According to BFRS, crews were notified of the fire just after 10 p.m. and discovered flames and smoke coming from the roof of the gymnasium. As of 11:45 p.m., the fire is contained but BFRS says they will continue to be on the scene for quite some time to investigate the fire and make sure the flames are put out.

In a statement released Wednesday, BCS Superintendent Mark Sullivan said classes would not be impacted by the fire. Sullivan added that the building was unoccupied at the time fire and there were no injuries.

The extent of the damage was not known as of Wednesday. The cause of the fire has not been determined.

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