Firefighters tackle huge blaze in Glasgow

Firefighters are tackling the blaze.
Firefighters are tackling the blaze.
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More than 50 firefighters are tackling a large blaze at a car garage in Glasgow.

The service was alerted at around 5am on Monday to the fire in Scotland Street in the city’s southside.

The one-storey garage is alight and a number of cars are on fire.

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Firefighters are also cooling down two gas cylinders as a precaution and a number of other cylinders on site are as yet unidentified.

A spokesman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “Around 50 to 55 firefighters are in attendance.

“The one-storey building has a garage on the ground floor and an unknown quantity of cars are on fire.

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“There are also a large quantity of unidentified cylinders involved.”

Nearby streets Carnoustie Street and Shields Road have been closed to traffic.