Firefighters say a fire that broke out in the bushes at Monroe Elementary this afternoon is now under control.
Monroe Elementary is located off of South Chelton in Colorado Springs.
Firefighters did say there is some smoke damage to the school. Luckily no students were at the school at the time of the fire due to Spring Break.
Damage to the school is limited and school will resume as normal on Monday, according to District 11 officials.
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