More than 280 pupils affected by Essex school fire

Essex County Council has pledged to rebuild a school in Essex 'as soon as possible' after it was destroyed by fire.

More than 280 children will face a delayed start to the new term after the fire at John Ray Infant School in Braintree.

Click below to watch Luke Farrington's report.

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Infant school fire

More than 30 firefighters were called to the John Ray Infant School in Braintree after a fire broke out shortly before 5pm yesterday (Saturday).