Arson probe after school fire

POLICE officers are investigating a blaze in a school store today.

POLICE officers are investigating a blaze in a school store today.

Fire crews were called to Ramsey School in Colne Road, Halstead, in Essex, at about 10.50pm yesterday.

When they arrived on the scene they found a timber outbuilding, measuring 12m by 8m, was well alight.

The building was used as a store and contained paint and various school items.

Police were called to the scene as the cause of the fire is thought to be deliberate.