Albany County

Fire in gymnasium closes North Colonie’s Boght Hills Elementary School Thursday


COLONIE – A fire in the gymnasium at North Colonie’s Boght Hills Elementary School has closed the school for the day, police said.

No injuries were reported and the fire and it happened prior to students and teachers entering the building for the day, the district said.

Crews extinguished the fire and were assessing the scene.

“We would like to thank all first responders for quickly responding to Boght Hills and are grateful nobody was injured,” the district said in a statement.

The Boght Hills K-3 building was to remain closed for the day. There was also to be no remote learning for the K-3 students there. All fully remote students will have school as scheduled.


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