By Nicole Hensley Published 9:40 pm CDT, Wednesday, May 15, 2019 A small fire that erupted Wednesday night at an Alief ISD elementary school has prompted its closure until Monday at the earliest, district officials said. The fire broke out at Outley Elementary School at 12355 Richmond Ave around 6 p.m., according to fire officials. “School at Outley Elementary will resume as soon as the affected areas are thoroughly clear of any debris and residue,” the statement read. “We are hopeful that classes will resume on Monday May 20.” After school activities at the school were also canceled for the rest of the week, the district said in a statement. The cause of the fire and where it started was not immediately known.