FIREFIGHTERS rushed to a school in Basingstoke after they were alerted to smoke in the main stage hall.

The incident happened at Aldworth School in Western Way, Basingstoke, on Saturday night, April 22.

Basingstoke and Odiham firefighters were called to the school at around 9.30pm.

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Crews arrived to find the fire, involving curtains above the main stage hall, was already out.

Firefighters inspected the scene, checking for fire spread, before using ventilation fans to clear the smoke.

A spokesperson said the crew returned to station at around 10pm following the stop message.

It's not thought to be suspicious and there's no investigation, according to the Hampshire and Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service.

A spokesperson said there was a performance going on at the time of the fire.