Fire crews are working to put out a fire at the old high school in Grayville, IL.
Crews fight fire at the old high school in Grayville, IL late Saturday night. (Ryan McCurdy / Eyewitness News)
UPDATE 12:51 a.m.: The Grayville Fire Chief confirms a fire at the town's old high school is being investigated as a "preliminary arson." He says the school has been vacant for years -- and the property has a history of problems with scrappers, children breaking into the building, etc.
Fire crews say they're struggling to get enough water to the school. Tankers and extra man power have been called in to assist. We'll continue to post the latest updates online.
PREVIOUS REPORT: Fire officials in White County, Illinois confirm crews in Grayville are working to put out a fire at the old high school on 2nd Street.
The school has been unoccupied for several years. Officials tell us the call came in shortly before 10:00 p.m. Saturday. Five departments are working to fight the blaze.
We have a crew en route. This story will be updated.
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