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Wednesday, 7 November 2007, 08:59 GMT
School closed after canteen blaze

Fire crews are still at the scene of a blaze which broke out in a school canteen in Newport in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Rougemont School on Malpas Road will be closed on Wednesday while investigations into the cause of the fire begin.

The alarm was raised at 0006 GMT and crews from Cwmbran, Maindee, Malpas and Caerphilly were called to the scene.

Firefighters were dampening down the canteen block at 0700 GMT on Wednesday.