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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Cathedral School Fire in Lichfield


Firefighters are tackling a fire at Cathedral School on The Close, Lichfield following an emergency call shortly before 2.30pm.

Everyone is accounted for and approximately 200 children have been safely evacuated.

Five fire engines from Lichfield, Chase Terrace, Tamworth, Tamworth Mercia and Barton under Needwood, along with the aerial ladder platform from Stafford are dealing with the incident.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are tackling the fire, which is on the first floor of the building, used as office space.