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UK News Emergency crews rush to Glasgow high rise after fire breaks out inside flat

13:35  06 november  2019
13:35  06 november  2019 Source:   msn.com

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  Residents evacuated as Glasgow tenement blaze causes building's partial collapse Residents were evacuated as firefighters worked through the night tackling a blaze in a tenement which caused a partial collapse of the building. © Provided by Johnston Publishing Ltd Emergency services were called to reports of a fire at the Strawberry and Spice Garden grocery in Albert Drive, Glasgow, at around 11.30pm on Sunday. Nine fire engines and two height appliances were sent to tackle the blaze, which was so severe it caused a par Roads in the area were closed as emergency services dealt with the incident in the Pollokshields area of the city.

Five people have been rescued after a fire broke out in a high - rise block of flats in Glasgow . Smoke could be seen coming from the 14th floor of the building in Commercial Court in the Gorbals area of the city from around 8am on Thursday. More than 10 fire crews , police and other emergency services

Fifteen people had to evacuate their homes after a fire broke out at high - rise flats in Glasgow . Emergency crews were called to the 24-storey Cheviot Court building in Knightswood at about 05:50. One man was treated for concussion at the scene but did not require hospital treatment.

a sign on the side of a building: One picture from the scene shows a person trapped inside a flat directly below the one on fire © Stephen Farrell One picture from the scene shows a person trapped inside a flat directly below the one on fire

Emergency services raced to tackle a blaze inside a high rise block of flats in Glasgow .

Police , ambulance and fire crews all descended on Croftbank Street in the Springburn area of the city at 5.53pm on Tuesday, November 5.

Pictures from the scene, sent to the Daily Record, show flames taking hold of the 11th floor flat while a person remains in the property below.

Dark black smoke can be seen billowing from the apartment window.

a tall building: Several emergency services were spotted in the area © Stephen Farrell Several emergency services were spotted in the area

One eyewitness said fire crews were able to get into the person’s home, and he is believed to have been treated at the scene by ambulance staff.

A spokesperson for Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: "We were alerted at 5.53pm on Tuesday, November 5 to reports of a fire within a block of flats in the Springburn area of Glasgow.

“Operations Control mobilised five fire appliances to Croftbank Street, where firefighters extinguished a fire on the property’s eleventh floor.

“Crews left after ensuring the area was made safe.”

Scottish Ambulance Service have been approached for comment.

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