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Pupils evacuated from Hull school fire

A school in Hull was evacuated after thick smoke billowed from a fire in the nursery area of the building.

Fifteen firefighters were called to Longhill Primary School on Shannon Road on the Longhill Estate at 1150 GMT on Friday.

Staff and pupils were safely out of the building, but crews using breathing equipment dealt with the fire.

Foundation stage youngsters were sent to Longhill Children's Centre, all others went to Wansbeck Primary School.

No-one from the school was available for comment.

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