Wiltshire

Man admits arson after fire at Wiltshire school

Scene of fire
Image caption Two classrooms at Avenue Primary School were destroyed in the fire

A man has admitted setting fire to a primary school which was partially destroyed in a blaze early on Wednesday.

Edward Beavis, 34, of no fixed address, pleaded guilty to arson and criminal damage, at Salisbury magistrates court.

If follows a fire at Avenue Primary School in Warminster, in which two classrooms were destroyed. Nobody was injured in the blaze.

He is due to be sentenced at Salisbury Crown Court on date yet to be decided.

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