23 Nov 2010

Timaru classroom destroyed in 'suspicious' fire

5:44 am on 23 November 2010

The Fire Service and police are investigating a suspicious fire which damaged part of a Timaru school.

A stand-alone classroom at Timaru Girls' High School has been destroyed and the nearby school hall and another school building have been damaged.

The Fire Service says it was called to the blaze at 1.50am on Tuesday and it took eight trucks 90 minutes to put it out.