Fire at Otumoetai School suspicious

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A fire which occurred at Otumoetai Primary School earlier this afternoon, is being treated as suspicious.

A New Zealand Fire Service spokesperson says emergency services were called to the school on Otumoetai Rd at 1.45pm.

"This is quite a small fire under the exterior steps of a small classroom.

"This is being treated as a suspicious fire."

One fire crew is still at the scene.


Reports are coming in about a fire at Otumoetai Primary School

Firefighters have been called to the school on Otumoetai Rd. 

A caller to the 0800 SUNLIVE news hotline says it appears the fire is coming from one of the classrooms near the dental clinic.

SunLive is working on getting more information.

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