Demolition of damaged parts of Mitchell Elem. to begin Wednesday

RACINE (WITI) -- Racine Fire Department officials tell FOX6 News the damaged parts of Mitchell Elementary School will be demolished beginning Wednesday morning, March 12th.

Fire ripped through the elementary school’s gym on Thursday, February 27th -- causing the roof to collapse. Other parts of the school were damaged by smoke and water.

Students from the elementary school have been relocated to Wind Point Elementary School while the damage is repaired. The middle school students who attend Mitchell are expected to be back in class on Monday, March 18th.

Monitor FOX6 News and for updates on this developing story.