Fire at Evaton school causes major damage

Tokelo Secondary School in Evaton might have to delay the first day of school after a fire on Thursday morning.

JOHANNESBURG - Tokelo Secondary School in Evaton might have to delay the first day of school after a fire on Thursday morning.

The blaze caused major damage.

Gauteng Education MEC Panyaza Lesufi says thugs are responsible.

Textbooks were in one of the classrooms that was burnt.

In a tweet, the MEC says there's no money to repair the infrastructure damage caused by the fire.

The total loss is estimated to be more than R4-million.

Police are investigating possible arson.

Source
eNCA