Lelean Memorial School has suffered a damage of about $200,000 after five classrooms were destroyed in a fire late yesterday afternoon.
Lelean Principal Laisa Soko has confirmed that damages to each classroom, including furniture and other materials amounts to about $40,000.
Soko says they are thankful that no lives were lost as the fire had started after classes were over.
She says they are waiting for temporary shelters to be provided by the Ministry of Education, which will supply the school with tents.
The Principal says in the meantime students will be accommodated in the Academy block.
She says exams will go on as normal.
The National Fire Authority is investigating the cause of the fire.ADVERTISEMENT Listen to the latest news on our 5 radio stations Legend FM, Viti FM, Radio Sargam, FM96 and Navtarang.