Classes at Rehendhi School in Hulhumale’ have been canceled for the day following a minor fire at the building on Monday morning.
Maldives National Defense Force (MNDF) said that the fire was reported at approximately 6:30am this morning, upon which firemen from Hulhumale’ Fire and Rescue were dispatched to the scene immediately. They detailed that the fire was subdued at approximately 7:19am,
The fire had ignited at the electrical boards on the fourth and fifth floors of the school.
No one was injured in the incident. Police said that the case is under further investigation.
Commenting regarding the matter, Education Ministry said that the safety of the students was prioritized in managing the incident. They added that efforts were underway to restore power for floors with no electricity.