Crews Respond to Early Morning Fire at Sheldon High School
Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District responded to a two-alarm fire at Sheldon High School just before 1:30 AM Monday Dec 13. The fire’s severity required assistance from surrounding agencies. They managed to keep it from spreading to other buildings, and extinguished it within a couple of hours. There were no injuries to students, staff, or fire personnel. Extensive damages to the roof of the Industrial Arts Building were reported, which will require it to be relocated. Meanwhile, nearby classrooms are being aired out to remove the smell of smoke.
In an email sent to the parents, Elk Grove Unified School District notified parents of student who attend Sheldon High:
“We are grateful for the swift response of our fire fighters and thank them for keeping our school safe. Thankfully, no one was hurt or injured. District staff and maintenance crews are on site to assist school administration.”– EGUSD
Sheldon High School
Sheldon High School, located at 8333 Kingsbridge Drive in Sacramento, had over 2,500 students during the 2019-20 school year. The cause of the fire is still under investigation, but there is no evidence of suspicious activity.