SAULT STE. MARIE -- Firefighters battled an early morning fire at an elementary school in Sault Ste. Marie.

Around 5 a.m., the Sault Ste. Marie Fire Department was notified of a fire at St. Paul’s Catholic elementary school in the central part of town.

There was significant damage inside the school. The Ontario Fire Marshall office has been called in and the fire has been deemed suspicious.

This story will be updated should more information come available.