At least two classrooms destroyed in fire at Christchurch's Russley Primary School

At least two classrooms were completely destroyed.
At least two classrooms were completely destroyed. Photo credit: Newshub.

A blaze at a Christchurch primary school has been brought under control.

At least 18 firefighters were at the scene at Russley Primary School on Cutts Rd, as well as fire investigators, a Fire and Emergency New Zealand spokesman told Newshub.

Russley Primary School.
Russley Primary School. Photo credit: Google Maps

The school has been closed for the day and parents are being urged to keep kids away.

It broke out about 7am Tuesday, destroying at least two classrooms.

Authorities working at the scene on Tuesday morning.
Authorities working at the scene on Tuesday morning. Photo credit: Newshub/Warren Armstrong

Another two classrooms have been damaged.

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