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Twenty firefighters tackle blaze at North Shields school

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Twenty firefighters have been tackling a fire at a school in North Shields.

The blaze broke out at St Thomas More Roman Catholic High School on Lynn Road at 2am on July 10.

There are no reported injuries.

The school has released this statement:

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Early this morning there was an isolated fire in part of the school building. As the building was empty nobody was at risk and early indications are that it started accidentally.

As the fire occurred in part of the building that we can seal off, school will be open as normal.

– Mr Watson