A large former army hangar that burned in Tustin earlier this week, closing faculties over asbestos worries, reignited Saturday night time.
The metropolis of Tustin tweeted that there was “an active flare-up above the north doors of the north hangar” round 5 p.m. Saturday, including that the Orange County Fire Authority and the Tustin Fire Department have been on scene.
The north hangar was one in every of two monumental buildings on the property, 17 tales excessive and 1,000 toes lengthy, that have been utilized by the army throughout World War II and later served as units for the TV present “Star Trek” and the movie “Pearl Harbor.”
One of these hangars burned final week, making a spectacle for drivers passing by.
After air high quality consultants found asbestos on the web site, the Tustin Unified School District closed all campuses on Thursday and Friday.
The metropolis additionally closed a number of public parks and canceled a deliberate Veterans Day celebration over well being considerations stemming from doable contamination.
A observe on the Tustin Unified School District’s web site on Saturday stated that Monday shall be a “non-student day” on all campuses and that an environmental consulting agency has been retained to check all faculties for contamination stemming from the hearth.