UPDATE: Prebendal School fire ‘under investigation’

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FIREFIGHTERS are investigating the cause of a fire at Chichester’s Prebendal School this evening (June 4).

Fire crews were called just after 6pm, after a fire broke out in a ground-floor changing room.

The fire was extinguished by 6.30pm.

Chichester station manager Marvin Smith said: “At the moment we’re dealing with a small fire in the changing rooms and it’s under investigation.

“We don’t know what’s caused it. We have a fire investigation officer on the way.”

Prebendal head teacher said Tim Cannell: “We’ve no idea what’s caused the small fire.

“All the children were out or in another part of the building.”

He said after the fire started the whole building was evacuated.

BREAKING NEWS: Firefighters called to Prebendal School