Gibraltar schools closed Monday after fire in HVAC unit

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DOOR COUNTY, Wis. (WBAY) - Gibraltar Area Schools will be closed Monday after an early morning fire in a school gym roof.

Gibraltar Fire - Rescue was called to the school, located at 3924 State Highway 42, at 4:43 a.m. for reports of flames coming from the roof.

Firefighters arrived on scene to find smoke and flames coming from the building.

Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire and contained it to a rooftop HVAC unit.

"Fortunately the fire did not penetrate the roof," reads a statement from Chief Andrew Bertges.

Northbound and southbound lanes of State Highway 42 were closed for about 30 minutes near the school school. The highway reopened to traffic at about 5:43 a.m.

Bertes thanked area departments for helping at the scene.