“The Raymond Fire Department is here and helping us determine if we can open safely tomorrow,” said Dr. Steve Holland, Raymond Superintendent of Schools. “We got an alarm system that tells us of things like this.”
A sprinkler system failure, because of the cold weather, popped a sprinkler head causing water to leak into the school. The damage is still being assessed and the Raymond Fire Department will assess the situation to see if school will be able to continue for the remainder of the week. Cleanup crews are at the school taking immediate action.
“If it is severe enough, we will schedule repair work during the Christmas Break,” Dr. Holland said.
Hoping that school will be able to open in the morning, Dr. Holland is already looking at the possibility that during winter break, which runs Dec. 23-Jan. 6, that repairs will be completed if needed. The high school is still open and operational.