Essex school fire prompts safety campaign

John Ray Infants School was gutted by fire Credit: ITV

A fire at an Essex primary school has prompted a nationwide campaign to make sprinkler systems compulsory.

The campaign follows a major fire which destroyed the John Ray Infants School in Braintree. Essex Fire Authority is calling for every new school built in the county to be built with a sprinkler system.

The local community are trying to raise funds for the school Credit: ITV