Fire crews battle blaze near Glasgow's Stobhill Hospital

Firefighters are battling a blaze near Stobhill Hospital in Glasgow.

Thick smoke can be seen billowing from the disused Stobhill Hospital in Glasgow. Pic: Charles Webster

Crews were alerted to the fire on Balornock Road in the Springburn area of the city at around 6.20pm on Sunday evening.

Local residents spotted a thick plume of black smoke billowing above the disused hospital’s clock tower.

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The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service confirmed they were in attendance.

And a spokesperson for Police Scotland said: “Police were called at 6.19pm this evening to assist the fire service.

“We may assist with road closures however the main roads are still open.”

More to follow.