ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — An early-morning fire at Lakewood High School is being investigated. 

  • Small fire at Lakewood High
  • Fire reported in the gym
  • No injuries; fire quickly put out

According to St. Petersburg Fire Rescue, a call came in at 5:40 a.m. about a fire at the school, located at 1400 54th Ave South. 

A maintenance worker found a fire in the gym and notified 911.

There was no students in the school at the time, and there were no reported injuries. 

Fire crews quickly extinguished the fire and then conducted a salvage and overhaul operation.  

The cause of the fire is still being investigated.

The gymnasium was being remodeled at the time of the fire and was closed to the students. It will remain closed until further notice.