A primary school will be closed on Tuesday after a fire forced an evacuation today.
Fire investigators are trying to discover what caused the blaze at the 300-pupil Park Community Primary School in Llay in Wrexham, which broke out in the kitchen shortly after 3pm.
Plumes of smoke were seen coming from the rear of the building and two fire crews were sent from Wrexham and one from Buckley.
Headteacher Amanda Williams said: “The fire started at about 3pm in the back area of the school kitchen, which was unoccupied at the time.
“I am very thankful to report that no children or members of staff were injured during the fire.
“I would like to praise the professionalism of all staff, who helped to safely evacuate the school building and ensured all pupils were safe and accounted for.
“Pupils also behaved incredibly well throughout the emergency, and they too deserve praise.
“I would also like to thank all of our parents for their response and patience during the fire, and the speed in which they came to pick up their children.
“Finally, I would also like to thank the Wales Ambulance Service and the North Wales Fire and Rescue Service for their prompt response and their help in dealing with this incident.”
The school said it would keep parents updated on when it will reopen “in the near future”.
Source : DailyPost