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Fire leaves school a smouldering wreck

PUBLISHED: 17:14 10 February 2009 | UPDATED: 09:44 11 August 2010

AN INFANTS school was completely gutted after a huge fire ripped through the building. Smouldering timbers are all that remain of the roof at Cambell Infants in Langley Crescent, Dagenham, after the blaze at 6am on Thursday (February 5). Eight fire engin

AN INFANTS' school was completely gutted after a huge fire ripped through the building.

Smouldering timbers are all that remain of the roof at Cambell Infants in Langley Crescent, Dagenham, after the blaze at 6am on Thursday (February 5).

Eight fire engines went to the scene after the alarm was raised by the caretaker.

Some teachers collapsed in tears when they arrived for work and saw the extent of the damage.

See tomorrow's edition of the Post for the full story.


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