School closed Tuesday after complaints about rat, roach infestation

School closed Tuesday after complaints about rat, roach infestation

MEMPHIS, TN (WMC) - Kirby High School is canceling all classes Tuesday, Aug. 28 because a major pest infestation, Shelby County Schools confirmed.

A viewer told WMC5 that rats and roaches have been a major problem at the school for more than three weeks.

Several viewers also called WMC5 Monday afternoon to bring awareness to the problem.

It's unclear if classes will resume Wednesday or if more time will be needed.

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