Aftermath following fire at Yankton Middle School

YANKTON, S.D.(WNAX)- The clean up continues at Yankton Middle School following a small fire last week that caused smoke and water damage.

Superintendent Wayne Kindle says water caused most of the damage.

Kindle says the damage extended beyond the one room where the fire occurred.

Kindle says their goal is to open the building for the fall term on schedule.

The smoke and water damage from a fire at Yankton Middle  School last week should be cleaned up in a few days.

YMS Principal Heather Olson told the school board this week that they are making the necessary repairs.

Olson says teachers were in the school setting up their classrooms.

Olson says most of the damage was pretty minor.

The fire was contained to a second floor classroom and may have started in a small pop cooler. The fire sprinklers activated, and water caused most of the damage.

Classes are scheduled to start on August twenty second.