Macmillan Academy in Middlesbrough evacuated after fire breaks out in toilets

November 13, 2017 3:37 PM

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The fire broke out in the toilets just before 2pm on Monday :: The school has since issued a statement on its website

A Teesside school was evacuated after a fire broke out in the toilets.

Cleveland Fire Brigade was called to MacMillan Academy, in Stockton Road, Middlesbrough, at 1.48pm on Monday.

A brigade spokeswoman said crews arrived to find the male toilets heavily smoke logged.

“They used two breathing apparatus and one hose reel jet to extinguish the fire.

“A positive pressure ventilator was also used to get rid of the smoke.”

A statement on the school’s website read: “This afternoon the fire brigade have been on site to deal with a small fire in one part of the building.

“As a precaution all students were evacuated. The fire has been dealt with, all students and staff are safe.

“We expect students will be allowed to re-enter the building soon to collect their belongings. The Academy will be open as usual tomorrow.”

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