Three Cummings Elementary employees injured in ceiling collapse

By , Daily Memphian Updated: August 16, 2022 4:39 PM CT | Published: August 15, 2022 1:37 PM CT

Three faculty members were transported to the hospital, but no students were injured. The school closed for the day and children were taken to Metropolitan Baptist Church.


Cummings Elementary School
Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers criminal justice for The Daily Memphian. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.

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Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming

Aarron Fleming is an education reporter with The Daily Memphian. He earned his B.A. in journalism from the University of Memphis.


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