Northampton

Two boys quizzed over fire at former Northampton school

Greenoaks school fire
Image caption The disused school is in a residential area

Two boys aged 15 and 16 have been arrested on suspicion of arson over a fire at a disused school in Northampton.

Most of the former Greenoaks school at Kingsthorpe was destroyed in the fire which started on Saturday lunchtime.

About 60 firefighters dealt with the fire and crews were at the scene all night. A forensic examination of the building is due to take place.

The two boys have been released on bail pending further inquiries.

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