Crew dispatched to fire at Whitburn Academy in West Lothian

Whitburn Academy. PIC: google
Whitburn Academy. PIC: google
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Scottish Fire and Rescue are responding to reports of a fire at Whitburn Academy.

The fire is understood to be to the rear of the school on Shanks Road in Bathgate.

SFRS confirmed to the Evening News that they received a call at 1.34pm today (Thursday) and one fire appliance was currently en route to the school.

The fire is believed to be on a section of grassland to the rear of the school building.

A picture circulating on social media shows white smoke coming from the school.

The school say that pupils have not been evacuated.

More to follow...