Scotstoun Leisure Centre: Fire crews in attendance at blaze in Glasgow

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that fire engines are currently at the scene.

A spokeswoman confirmed that the fire is in the open near the building, but is not affecting the building.

Local councillor Eva Murray said: “Awful scenes coming from Scotstoun Leisure Centre – hoping emergency services are able to contain the fire and that everyone is safe.”

A spokesman for Glasgow Life confirmed the incident related to a rubbish fire at the back of the main building. 

He added: “There has been a fire outside the building and police and fire services are in attendance.”

This is a breaking story and will be updated. 

The Herald Scotland

The Herald Scotland

The Herald is a Scottish broadsheet newspaper founded in 1783. The Herald is the longest running national newspaper in the world and is the eighth oldest daily paper in the world. The title was simplified from The Glasgow Herald in 1992