Gorenflo Elementary closed to students Thursday due to fire


This afternoon, several thunderstorms popped up which Biloxi school officials believe caused lightning to strike one of the AC units at Gorenflo Elementary School.

Firefighters were able to control the fire shortly after the lightning strike.

- Advertisement -

As a result, students are not to attend school Thursday, but all staff and teachers are expected to attend.

News 25 will update you as we learn more about when students are allowed to come back to school.