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Sheffield Fir Vale school fight: Two injured and school closed

The scene at the school
Image caption Crowds gathered as the fight erupted

More than 15 police vehicles, dog teams and a police helicopter were sent to a secondary school after a fight outside its gates.

Two people were hurt and Fir Vale School in Owler Lane, Sheffield, was closed.

South Yorkshire Police described it as "reports of an altercation between a group of students".

Two patients were treated at the scene with minor injuries, the Yorkshire Ambulance Service said.

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The school's head teacher, Simon Hawkins, said that all the pupils were safe but the school was closed at 14:00 BST.

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