Asheville Fire Department extinguishes flames at old Isaac Dickson Elementary School

At 11:27 a.m., Asheville firefighters reported the morning fire at the old Isaac Dickson Elementary, 125 Hill St., has been contained.

The school is in the process of being demolished and caught fire when torches used to cut steel beams burned the ceiling of the auditorium, according to reports from WLOS. No students were at the facility when the fire broke out.

Hill Street remains closed as firefighters work to clear the scene.

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