Around midnight, a second fire occurred at North Myrtle Beach Elementary School in an electrical panel near the school cafeteria.
Damage was limited to this low-voltage panel.
District maintenance staff was on the scene and continued to monitor the building until 1:30 a.m. As a precautionary safety measure, school will not be held at North Myrtle Beach Elementary School on Wednesday, September 7, 2011.
District maintenance staff will be at the school Wednesday morning to repair the damaged electrical panel and to ensure that the building is safe for students to return on Thursday.
Storms knocked out power at North Myrtle Beach Elementary School Tuesday morning. A transformer was damaged in the storm.
The school was closed Tuesday.