Fire breaks out at Hebrew Academy on Long Island

LAWRENCE, N.Y. — A fire broke out at a Hebrew Academy on Long Island early Thursday.

Authorities responded to the blaze at the lower school campus of the Hebrew Academy of Five Towns and Rockaway in Lawrence shortly after 3 a.m. The fire was knocked down at about 3:50 a.m.

No one was at the school at the time of the fire, authorities said. There were no injuries reported.

Early childhood, elementary school and middle school campuses will be closed Thursday, the academy posted on their Facebook page.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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