Blaze being tackled at former school site

Firefighters are continuing to tackle a fire at the site of a former secondary school in Derry's Waterside this morning.

Wednesday, 6th July 2016, 8:43 am
Updated Wednesday, 6th July 2016, 9:46 am
The Immaculate Conception College (formerly St Brecans School) on Trench Road.

The blaze at the former Immaculate Conception College on Trench Road is understood to have been started deliberately at around 5am this morning.

Twenty-five firefighters and five fire appliances have been attempting to control the fire.

Concerns have been raised over absestos in the buildings.

The school was closed in June, 2015 and demolition work began in May this year.