2 classrooms, hall destroyed in fire at Ravensmead school

The cause of the incident is being investigated.

The cause of the incident is being investigated. Picture: Kevin Brandt/EWN

CAPE TOWN - A blaze has destroyed infrastructure at the Northway Primary School in Ravensmead.

Two classrooms and a school hall have been destroyed in the fire that broke out in the early hours of Monday morning.

The cause of the incident is being investigated.

Education MEC spokesperson, Jessica Shelver, says the blaze did not cause any disruptions in Monday's teaching and learning activities.

“We are informed that swift action by the police, by the fire and emergency services as well as community members prevented the fire from spreading. We must thank those individuals who took action in the early hours of this morning to ensure that the fire did not destroy the entire school building.”