31 May 2011

Hamilton school damaged in fire

10:10 pm on 31 May 2011

A fire has caused significant damage at a Hamilton school on Tuesday.

Fairfield Intermediate will be guarded overnight and detectives and fire investigators will return on Wednesday to determine if the blaze is suspicious.

The Fire Service says about 36 firefighters and eight appliances were called to the blaze, which started in a technology block about 6.45pm.