A fire has torn through the main hall of a primary school.
Firefighters were called to Westleigh Methodist Primary School in Leigh, Wigan, shortly before 11:00 BST.
The blaze was contained in the main hall of the academy in Westleigh Lane, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue service (GMFRS) said.
The school, which teaches about 200 pupils aged between three and 11, will be closed on Monday, Wigan Council said.
The thoughts and prayers of members of the Circuit are with Cathy, the Staff, Pupils and families at this time.
Wesleigh Primary School fire bbc report
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