Part of King Edward VII lower school in Sheffield burnt out after arson attack

A Sheffield school was damaged in an arson attack on Sunday night.

Tuesday, 5th January 2021, 9:16 am

Benches outside King Edward VII School, Darwin Lane, Tapton, were set on fire and flames from the blaze caused some damage to the exterior of the school.

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Two fire engines were deployed to deal with the incident.

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King Edward VII - Lower School

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue said: “Benches outside were deliberately set on fire.

“Two fire crews from Rivelin and Central stations attended.

“The fire had spread slightly to the outside of a building. Firefighters left at 9pm.”

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