Massive fire rips through Brit school as 80 firefighters battle blaze


The video will start in 8 Cancel Dozens of firefighters raced to tackle a massive fire at a Scottish secondary school Around 80 firefighters desperately battled the blaze at Woodmill High school in Dunfermline shortly after an eyewitness alerted them on Sunday evening Incredible photos showed the entire building engulfed in flames as the firefighters fought back the flames well into the night Earlier, thick plumes of black smoke could be seen for miles around Dunfermline A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman said: “Two appliances are currently on scene at Woodmill High School in Dunfermline “We have another two engines on their way to the scene.” While the total damage is unclear at this stage, Fife Council said the school would be closed on Monday, which is not a bank holiday in Scotland The council tweeted: “The school will be closed to all pupils tomorrow.” It added: “The fire is still burning and until we can be sure of what damage there’s been – pupils need to stay at home until further notice “We’ll update you tomorrow once we’ve got more detail.” Shelagh McLean, head of education and children’s services at the council, said: “We are all really shocked and upset to hear that there has been a significant fire at Woodmill High School this evening “Thankfully no-one is hurt. The fire appears to have been contained to the department of additional support and the dining hall “This is still devastating news for staff, pupils and the school community.” The cause of the fire is under investigation

3 thoughts on “Massive fire rips through Brit school as 80 firefighters battle blaze”

  1. 1 eye witness i phoned 999 and they already received a huge number of calls sure it was more than one it was ment to be a bunch of kids on the roof playing with gas canisters

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