South Scotland

Probe into fire at former school in Thornhill

An investigation is under way into a fire at a former school in a village in Dumfries and Galloway.

The fire which broke out at the old Wallacehall Primary School in Thornhill was discovered shortly before 22:00 on Monday.

Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary said the full scale of the damage had yet to be assessed.

A spokesman said a joint investigation would be carried out to find out the cause of the blaze.

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