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Fire in school in central Greece; 9 students, one teacher in hospital (video)

Nine students and one teacher of EPAL high school in Amfissa, central Greece, were taken to the hospital after a fire broke out in the school building.

Firefighters rushed to the area and extinguished the fire.

As the building was engulfed in smoke, students and a teacher experienced breathing problems and were taken to the Amfissa hospital for first aid due to respiratory problems from smoke inhalation.

According to media, the students had a Carnival construction inside the school and the fire started there.

A video by local TVStar shows fire smoke coming from inside the school and students urge those inside to come out.

The Amfissa fire department is conducting a preliminary investigation into the exact causes of the fire.

Meanwhile, 8 students and the teacher were released from hospital, one remained for preventive reasons.

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