UPDATE (Oct. 12) — Marshall High School will be closed to students on Thursday and Friday to continue with restoration from a fire in the automotive shop on Tuesday.

According to Marshall ISD, the 200 hall and the CTE wing will be cleaned and have the air filters replaced. All MHS staff will need to report to work on Thursday and Friday at their regular start time, additional information will be provided then, the district said.

DEAP will have school on Thursday and Friday, according to the district.


MARSHALL, Texas (KETK) – Marshall High School canceled school for Tuesday after a fire, according to the school.

Officials with the Marshall Fire Department said they were called to the school around 7 a.m. for a fire in the automotive shop.

“Upon arrival, firefighters noted heavy smoke throughout the shop area and some areas where remnants of the original fire continued to smolder,” officials said. “Though no active fire was indicated upon arrival, moderate damage to the structure and equipment occurred throughout the shop.”

Fire Chief Reggie Cooper said no students were on campus during the fire and no injuries were reported.

“Investigations have begun, yet early indications point to a potential electrical source,” officials said.


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