23rd November 05:55 AM
Lelean Memorial School suffers $200,000 worth of damage after fire
By Anamika Singh
Friday 13/10/2017
Lelean Memorial School classroom block on fire

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. 

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