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Sylvester Fire Chief: Holley School fire may be intentional

Sylvester Fire Chief says the fire that damaged an old elementary school might have been intentional.

Without any electricity running, the fire Chief is calling the fire suspicious, questioning the actual cause of the flames.

Chief Jody Yarbrough says they are not finished with the investigation, but so far there is no obvious source of the fire, leading him to believe it might have been intentional.

We now know the fire at the Old Holley Elementary School was contained to one room.

The room near the gymnasium, caught fire around 6:00 PM Sunday.

"As far as we know, the damage was contained to one room in the building, closest to the gym, on that wing, and that is really all the information I have right now, it is still under investigation and the scene is still closed," says Heather Faircloth, Worth County Schools P.R. Director.

She says, there is structural damage to the ceiling.

The school has been closed for 2 years and was being used to store old text books.

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