Fire tears through school causing ‘significant damage’

POLICE are investigating the cause of a fire that tore through a high school south of Sydney this morning.

Emergency services were called to Corrimal High School at Corrimal about 5am.

Police said firefighters arrived at the scene on Murray Road to find the school “well alight”.


While nobody was injured in the incident, police confirmed the school sustained “significant damage”.

Officers from the Wollongong Police District established a crime scene and are investigating the incident.

Anyone with information that could assist police with their investigation is urged to come forward.

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Jaydan is a Digital News Producer at He was appointed Managing Editor of the Junee Southern Cross newspaper at the age of 17 and has since held positions in a number of newsrooms in New South Wales and Queensland. Jaydan joined the Hot Tomato Broadcasting Company in 2013 and has been keeping the Gold Coast up to date with the latest local, national and international news online at ever since. With almost ten years’ experience in both print and digital media Jaydan is committed to providing the best coverage during major news and weather events.

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