School closed after oil leak

Fire crews attended to assess the incident
Fire crews attended to assess the incident

An Aberdeenshire school had to be evacuated due to an oil leak.

Staff and 36 pupils at Auchnagatt School were relocated nearby following the incident his morning.

An Aberdeenshire Council spokesperson said: “The Fire and Rescue Service were on hand dealing with the issue and assessing the impact but have now left the school.

“36 pupils as well as the staff were relocated nearby and parents are being advised to collect their children.

“The school building will remain closed for the rest of the day.”