TWO teenagers have been charged in relation to a fire which engulfed part of an East Renfrewshire primary school last weekend. 

Police Scotland have confirmed that two 15-year-old boys have been charged in connection with the incident at Mearns Primary School.

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Four fire crews were called to the Newton Mearns school to tackle an exterior blaze at around 7.30pm on Sunday, October 20.

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Damage was limited to just one classroom and the building has been deemed safe for occupancy, with pupils returning to the school on Tuesday.

A report will be submitted to the Procurator Fiscal and Scottish Children's Reporter Association.