UPDATE: Fire at former Sacred Heart Church is out

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UPDATE: (7/7/18) 4:30 p.m): 

Traffic on WV Route 2 has re-opened in both directions. 

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UPDATE ( 7/7/18 3:31 p.m.): 

The fire is out at the Augusta Levy Learning Center. 

According to the Wheeling Police, the Northbound lanes of Route 2/Main Street have re-opened. Southbound traffic is still not permitted. The detour is the Northern Parkway. 

We will have the latest details from officials tonight on 7News at 6. 

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UPDATE: The fire is almost out at Augusta Levy Learning Center.

Firefighters are inside the building looking for hotspots.

The roof appears to be a total loss and WV Route 2 is still closed at this time.

Augusta Levy Director Angie Wood said  that they have been on break for a two weeks so there was no one in the building.

No reported injuries at this time.

Assistant Fire Chief Tony Campbell said the first floor is completely damaged from the fire.

The first floor houses the office for Wheeling Neighborhood Ventures.

Augusta Levy Learning Center occupies the basement, which has significant water damage.

7News will have more from officials and what neighbors saw on 7News at 6. 

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Officials received a call around 9 a.m. that there was a fire at the Augusta Levy Learning Center on Main Street.

According to the Twitter of the Wheeling Fire Department WV Route 2 is closed due to this fire.

The Wheeling Fire Department is on scene along with the Cumberland Trial Fire Department to put out the fire.

No injuries have been reported at this time.

Stay with 7News for updates.

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