School ceiling collapses onto class with several kids rushed to hospital

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A number of children have been taken to hospital after a ceiling collapsed at a school in Dulwich, according to a report from London Fire Brigade.

Three fire engines and around 20 firefighters have been scrambled the scene at Thurlow Park Road in Dulwich.

A ceiling had collapsed on the second floor, say reports.

A number of people were treated on the scene for minor injuries and a number of children taken to hospital by London Ambulance crews.

All other children and staff were safely evacuated from the building. Firefighters carried out a systematic search of the building and confirmed with the school that all children and staff were accounted for.

A specialist USAR (Urban Search and Rescue) team and equipment were also used to confirm the building was at no further risk of collapse.

Fire crews from West Norwood and Brixton fire stations attended the incident.

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