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Fire at Bedstone School in Bucknell
A SCHOOL on the Herefordshire-Shropshire border is currently having technical problems after an IT server room caught fire this morning.
Fire crews from Clun and Leintwardine were called to Bedstone College in Bucknell at around 1.30am and extinguished the flames.
“I am so pleased that our emergency procedures have proved to be robust and the safety of all residential students and staff was not compromised,” said headteacher David Gajadharsingh.
“Our sincere thanks to the fire service for their calm professionalism,and to all boarding staff and students for ensuring the safe evacuation of all."
Mr Gajadharsingh added that email and internet access has been affected and the school’s landline is operating on a reduced capacity.
No one was hurt during the incident.
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