Fire Engulfs Vacant Building Near St. John's School

Both Brother Rice and Holy Heart schools in St. John's are closed as firefighters are battling a blaze at a vacant government building in the central part of the city.

All available equipment is being used, but it’s too dangerous for firefighters to enter the building.

At this time firefighters are trying to prevent the flames from spreading to Brother Rice School.

People are being asked to stay away from the area.