Fire Damages Chula Vista Elementary School

The fire did $300,000 in damage to the computer lab, according to officials.

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    The fire started in the computer lab at Rice Elementary on Fourth Ave. in Chula Vista.

    Investigators are trying to determine what caused a fire at an elementary school in Chula Vista.

    Crews were called to Lilian J. Rice Elementary School around 8 a.m. Sunday. No one was injured.

    According to the Chula Vista Elementary School District public information office, the fire was mostly contained to the computer lab. The estimate for structural damage alone is $300,000.

    Classes took place Monday as usual. Students weren’t able to use the computer lab or library, which shares a wall with the lab.

    District officials have promised to rebuild the lab.

    Check back for updates on this developing story.