Information regarding fire at Parkview Elementary SchoolWednesday, July 14, 2021 8:15 am
At approximately 10:30 p.m. last night, the Van Buren Fire Department responded to a fire in a classroom at Parkview Elementary School. The fire was contained to one classroom and was extinguished quickly. No students or faculty and staff were present at the time of the incident. While VBFD continues to investigate, it is believed that the fire was caused by a faulty electrical outlet. School officials are working to repair damage caused by the fire. VBSD is grateful to the Van Buren Fire Department for its quick response in extinguishing the fire and minimizing damage to the building.