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.
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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.