1 Jun 2011

Hamilton school fire 'deliberately lit'

3:17 pm on 1 June 2011

The Fire Service says a blaze that destroyed classrooms at Hamitlon school on Tuesday night was arson.

The fire severely damaged Fairfield Intermediate School's technology block.

Waikato fire chief Roy Breeze says police and fire investigators have found evidence to indicate that it was deliberately lit.

At the height of the blaze, just before 7pm, 36 fire-fighters were at the site.