In East London, suddenly fire broke out in a primary school in Dagenham.
London Fire Brigade reports that it has immediately arranged for 12 fire engines and sent all of them at the spot along with 80 firefighters, who are presently on the scene in Hewett Road. Firefighters are performing the rescue work and also to douse the flame.
A fire broke out at Roding Primary School and Nursery that offer education to deaf children.
Despite the efforts of the firefighters to bright the blaze under control, half of the building by 6 am was alighted.
According to news, the school was due to reopen tomorrow with teachers having inset days.
The road closure has been placed around the area of the school and yet to know the reasons behind the flame.
In a statement, London Fire Brigade stated that “Twelve fire engines and around 80 firefighters have been called to a fire at a school on Hewett Road in Dagenham.”
It continued that “around half of the single-story building is currently alight. Firefighters removed a gas cylinder and are cooling it to ambient temperature as cylinders can explode when exposed to heat.”
“The Brigade was called at 04:50 and fire crews from Dagenham, Barking, Ilford and surrounding fire stations are attending the incident. The cause of the fire is not known at this stage,” added spokesperson of Fire Brigade.
Roding Primary School and Nursery in the United Kingdom is one of the biggest schools, which provide education to 517 dead children, aged from 3-11 years old. Student’s capacity of the school is 510 and it has a perfect Ofsted rating as well.