ABSECON â€“ Firefighters quickly extinguished an electrical fire underneath the football stands at Holy Spirit High School on Monday, Oct. 14.
No students were in any danger because the school was closed due to the Columbus Day holiday, according to a report issued by the Absecon Police Department.
Firemen were dispatched to the school football field off New Road in Absecon in response to a report of smoking coming from underneath the stands.
When firefighters arrived at Holy Spirit, they discovered a small fire that was contained within an electrical box in the building used for weight training and storage.
Firefighters extinguished the fire and cleared the building of smoke.
There was no estimate of the damages as of 1:20 p.m. Monday.
Classes at Holy Spirit High School are scheduled to resume on Tuesday, Oct. 15.
The undefeated Holy Spirit High School varsity football team is scheduled to play away at Millville 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18 against the Thunderbolts in a Cape-Atlantic League football game. The Spartans donâ€™t return home until 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 25 when they host winless Lower Cape May Regional.
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