Levenmouth Academy fire: Emergency services called to 'incident'

Firefighters were called to a Fife school this evening after a fire broke out in the toilet block.

Wednesday, 24th November 2021, 9:38 pm
Updated Wednesday, 24th November 2021, 9:44 pm
Two fire engines tackled the blaze.

The alarm was raised at Levenmouth Academy, with firefighters called from Kirkcaldy and Methil to tackle the blaze.

Following the fire, the school released a statement via socialmedia from headteacher Ronnie Ross which mentioned an “incident”.

It read: “Dear colleagues, please be aware that there has been a minor incident at the Levenmouth Academy Annex this evening.”

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It added: “The incident is fully in hand and being fully dealt with.”

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 5.25 pm on Wednesday, 24 November, 2021 police were made aware of a fire within the toilet area in Levenmouth Academy.

“SFRS attended and extinguished the fire.

“There were no reports of anyone injured and enquiries into the incident continue.”

A spokesperson for Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “We received a call at 16,14. Two pumps, one from Methil and one from Kirkcaldy attended and found a fire within a toilet.

“They extinguished it with a hosereel and a co2 extinguisher.

“We left the scene at 18.40.”

The school plans to be open as normal tomorrow (Thursday) with the affected annexe closed.