26 Nov 2016

Classroom engulfed in flames in Rangiora

6:54 am on 26 November 2016

The Fire Service is investigating a suspicious fire at a school in Rangiora, Canterbury.

Close up of a fire truck

Photo: RNZ / Claire Eastham-Farrelly

Crews from the town and nearby Woodend found a classroom block at Maungatere Alternative Education Centre engulfed in flames when they arrived at the scene on Goodall Lane just after 3am.

The fire has been extinguished.