Devon

Firefighters tackle Kingsley School blaze in Bideford

Kingsley School
Image caption The fire "severely damaged" about 70% of a building at the school

About 50 firefighters have tackled a blaze at a derelict building at a school in north Devon.

The fire "severely damaged" about 70% of a building at Kingsley School, on Northdown Road, in Bideford, Devon and Somerset Fire and Rescue Service said.

The blaze at the two storey building was tackled by crews from across north Devon.

The cause of the fire at the independent school is being investigated.

It was reported to the fire service on Saturday evening.

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