A classroom block at Tshovani primary school in Chiredzi caught fire yesterday, totally destroying one of the classrooms.
The cause of the fire is still unknown as police are carrying out investigations.
However, unconfirmed reports indicate that the fire started due to an electrical fault.
According to witnesses, the fire started at around 5.pm.
Residents around the school tried to put it out but failed.
It was only after the arrival of the Hippo Valley Fire Brigade that the blaze was contained.
Classroom furniture was destroyed and no injuries were reported.