Fire destroys Dhiffushi Island School’s offices

A fire at Kaafu Atoll Dhiffushi Island School has destroyed the school’s administrative offices.

The fire was reported to the Maldives National Defense Forces (MNDF) at 3:40 am. The MNDF’s fire and rescue services along with civil firemen from Meeru Beach Resort put out the fire at 5:30 am.

According to the Maldives National Defense Forces (MNDF), the school’s administrative offices had burnt to the ground and the fire had caused cracks in the staff block at the school.

The classroom block was not damaged as Dhiffushi residents had cleared out all furniture and materials in the classrooms, the MNDF reported.