Weekend fire damages portable at Armin Jahr Elementary

A fire broke out early Saturday morning at Armin Jahr Elementary in Bremerton. The cause is still under investigation, according to officials.

As of Monday evening, the cause of the portable fire at Armin Jahr Elementary was still to be determined, said Pat McGanney, Bremerton Fire Department’s in-training battalion chief.

McGanney said no injuries were reported and no one was inside the portable at the time of the fire.

“It did damage part of the outside and damaged the inside pretty good,” he said.”The fire’s still under investigation.”

The fire broke out just before 2 a.m. on April 12 outside a portable classroom at Armin Jahr Elementary, a press release from the Bremerton School District stated. The Bremerton Fire Department had reported “extensive damage,” according to a press release from the Bremerton School District.

The portable houses Armin Jahr’s preschool program. According to district officials, a temporary location is being sought out as the fire investigation continues and repairs are completed.