School's 500 children sent home after fire

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The fire in Andover Credit: Meridian

Crews used 10 breathing apparatus, two hose reels, two jets, two compressed air foam jets and the aerial ladder platform to bring the fire at Winton School in Andover under control.

Group Manager Dan Tasker said: "The first crews to arrive were met with a challenging situation of a confirmed fire plus the evacuation of 500 pupils."

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Pupils unhurt in school fire

A fire has broken out at a school in Andover.