Published: Aug 31, 2012 10:17 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - Classes have been cancelled at St. Petersburg High School after a fire broke out in the auditorium.
Flames were shooting through the roof of the three-story auditorium when St. Petersburg Fire Rescue crews arrived around 4 a.m. Friday.
The Tampa Bay Times ( ) reports crews quickly called for backup and cut off power to the school.
There was no word on what caused the fire.
An investigation continues.
Information from: Tampa Bay (Fla.)Times,

(Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)