Blaze in classroom of Pulborough school

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A fire broke out in a block of classrooms at an independent school in Pulborough in the early hours of this morning (Wednesday October 16).

Firefighters were called to Ashton Park School buildings in Stane Street in North Heath, Pulborough, at 6.55am.

At least one classroom has been severely damaged by smoke.

A spokesperson for West Sussex Fire and Rescue Service said the fire is being treated as accidental.