Elk Island Public Schools (EIPS) has cancelled classes at Salisbury Composite High School on Wednesday due to an incident at the Strathcona County Community Centre.

RCMP and emergency crews were on scene dealing with a reported fire at the community centre, county hall and library complex Tuesday night.
 
About 20 police vehicles and patrols responded to the incident, with roads around the location blocked off and police asking the public to stay away from the area due to safety concerns.

The Sherwood Park school will remain closed to students and staff for the entire day. EIPS anticipates it will reopen on Thursday.
 
According to the EIPS website, school bus service was also cancelled for a number of routes on Wednesday.
 
Elk Island Catholic Schools announced on Wednesday that St. Theresa Catholic School and EICS Central Learning Services would also be closed for the day.

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