(KMOV)- Crews battled flames at a school in East St. Louis.
It happened around 5 p.m. Wednesday at Clark Middle school in the 3300 block of State Street.
East St. Louis Mayor Alvin Parks, Jr. told News 4 the building is a total loss and will be put on the demolition list. The school has been shut down for a couple of years. The East St. Louis school district sold the building to a developer to turn it into apartment housing.
There were no reports of any injuries.
No word yet on what caused the fire.