Sussex

Chichester boarding school damaged in overnight fire

Westbourne House School Image copyright Google
Image caption The cause of the fire in the pre-prep building of the school is under investigation

A private boarding school in West Sussex has been damaged by fire.

A quarter of the pre-prep building at Westbourne House School, Chichester, was affected by the fire at about 22:20 GMT on Tuesday.

Flames were seen coming from the roof. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

The school's boarders were in a separate part of the premises and there was no need for anyone to be moved. No-one was injured.

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