The fire has been put out and there were no injuries.
Fire northern communications centre shift manager Carren Larking said the firefighters were packing up and it was to early to know how the fire started.
Firefighters are working to put out a fire at the Galatea School house on Mangamate Rd.
A fire communications spokesman said two fire crews were at the scene from Rotorua and Kawerau.
"It's a kitchen fire which has spread into the roof, they are still working to put the fire out," he said.
More to come.