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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