A fire this afternoon at the Gros Islet Pre-School resulted in substantial damage to the office of the school Administrator, it has been reported.
Other parts of the the building were blackened by smoke.
According to reports, the Saint Lucia Fire Service responded with one fire truck after an alarm was raised at around 2:30 O’ clock.
The Gros Islet Pre-School, situated near the Gros Islet playing field, has an attendance of about seventy children aged up to five years, the Times has been informed.
The institution moved to its current location in 2013.
The cause of the fire is being investigated.