An investigation will get under way first thing this morning following a fire which broke out at Craigroyston High School on Pennywell Road last night. The fire service were called to the school at 9.00pm on receipt of reports of a fire in a bike shed. When the crewsarrived they found the fire had spread to the main building and part of the main building was alight.

Fire service managers examine the damage. (Picture: Thomas Brown)
Fire service managers examine the damage. (Picture: Thomas Brown)
Damage to the school building in visible. (Picture: Thomas Brown)
Damage to the school building in visible. (Picture: Thomas Brown)
Fire men start the clear up operation. (Picture: Thomas Brown)
Fire men start the clear up operation. (Picture: Thomas Brown)
Flames can be seen near the back of the building. (Picture: Thomas Brown)
Flames can be seen near the back of the building. (Picture: Thomas Brown)
Pennywell Road (Picture: Thomas Brown)
Pennywell Road (Picture: Thomas Brown)

A Fire Scotland spokesperson said:- “We received several calls about 9.00pm tonight to a fire in the bike shed at Craigroyston High School, when crews arrived the fire had spread to the main building and part of that was alight. Ten appliances and support vehicles were sent to the scene but the fire was quickly extinguished. We will remain at the scene of the fire throughout the night and will carry out an investigation with Police Scotland on Monday morning.”