Victoria road closed in Glasgow due to late night building fire

Victoria Road in Glasgow was closed by Police Scotland last night after emergency services were called to a building fire.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) was called to the scene at around 10pm on Wednesday, July 7, and police closed the street while the incident was ongoing.

Officers urged drivers to avoid the area if possible.

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The fire brigade left the scene after the fire was extinguished but a section of Victoria Road between Calder Street to Allison Street remained closed for a time this morning.

A spokesperson from the SFRS said: "We were alerted to the incident at 10pm, Wednesday, July 7.

"We mobilised six appliances to the incident and we are now no longer in attendance."

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Police were made aware of a fire at a premises on Victoria Road in Glasgow around 10.10pm on Wednesday, July 7, 2021.

“The fire was extinguished by the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service and no-one was injured.

Victoria Road in Glasgow was closed by Police Scotland last night after emergency services were called to a building fire.
Victoria Road in Glasgow was closed by Police Scotland last night after emergency services were called to a building fire.

“A number of properties have been evacuated and Victoria Road has been re-opened.

“The fire is not believed to be suspicious and enquiries are ongoing.”

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