Teenager charged after fire

Part of the nursery and P1 area was damaged in the Kinellar School fire.
Part of the nursery and P1 area was damaged in the Kinellar School fire.

A teenager has been charged in connection with a fire at Kinellar School.

The New Year’s Day blaze at the primary in Blackburn affected the P1 classroom and nursery.

Police Scotland have confirmed that a 16-year-old boy has been charged in relation to the incident. A report will be sent to the procurator fiscal.

The school reopened on Wednesday following the festive break. The nursery has been temporarily located in Kinellar Community Hall.