Firefighters battle huge blaze in Stirling city centre

The fire at the property on Murray Place. Picture: Matthew McEwan
The fire at the property on Murray Place. Picture: Matthew McEwan
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Firefighters are battling to contain a blaze in Stirling’s city centre.

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The fire broke out in a flat above King’s Barber Shop on Murray Place around 6.15pm on Friday evening.

A crowd of shocked onlookers have gathered around as crews look to tackle the inferno.

A spokesperson for the Scottish Fire and Rescue service said: “The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service were alerted at 6.15pm this evening to reports of a fire that had taken hold in a three-storey building on Murray Place in Stirling.

“Operations control mobilised a number of appliances to the scene and firefighters are currently tackling the flames.”

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