Officials investigating overnight fire

Fire near new 9th Grade Academy in Harlingen

The Harlingen Fire Department responded to a fire late Monday night that broke out near the new Ninth Grade Academy.

Fire officials tell Action 4 News, they received a call about the blaze around 10:30-11 p.m. Monday evening off Lozano Rd.

They say an 18-wheeler and roofing materials were on fire and officials are expected to be on scene into the late morning hours on Tuesday.

Crews were able to contain the fire and it did not affect the school.

An investigation is underway to determine the cause of the fire.

We will continue to update you as more information becomes available.