Hundreds of children evacuated after fire at Leicester school
Hundreds of youngsters have been evacuated from a city primary school after flames took hold of the roof.
About 400 children from Catherine Junior School, in Brandon Street, Leicester, were led to safety after the fire was spotted at about 1.50pm.
Six crews from fire stations around the city are currently fighting the flames.
Firefighters are using an aerial platform to tackle to blaze from above.
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Brandon Street has been cordoned off by police.
The fire service said no one has been injured in the blaze.