Residents evacuated as emergency services tackle ongoing blaze in Dundee

The alarm was raised at 3.30am on Thursday, January 7, and emergency services have been in attendance at the fire since.

Emergency services tackle ongoing fire in Dundee as people are urged to avoid the area

People are being urged to avoid Stewart Street in Dundee after nearby residents were evacuated.

Police and fire crews and still in attendance tackling the blaze.

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A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 3.30am on Thursday, January 7, officers in Dundee received a report of a fire at a property on Stewart Street.

“Emergency services are currently in attendance and nearby residents have been evacuated.

“A section of Coupar Angus Road remains closed and local diversions are in place.”

Locals were made aware of the incident via the Tayside Police Division Facebook page.

A post this morning at around 6am advised people to stay aware from the area as the incident was ongoing.

It also informed drivers that a section of the Coupar Angus Road was closed as a result of the fire but that local diversions were in place.

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