Firefighters are battling a well-developed blaze at a nursery school in Edinburgh.
Crews were called to Lanark Road Nursery after the fire was first reported at around 7.20am on Wednesday.
Six fire engines and a height vehicle were sent to the scene.
Thick black smoke could be seen for miles as flames took hold of the roof of the three-storey building near Dovecot Park in Kings Knowe.
Officers said there are not believed to be any injuries as a result.
A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 7.19am on Wednesday, May 5 to reports of a building fire on Lanark Road, Edinburgh.
“Operations Control mobilised six appliances and a height vehicle to the scene to extinguish a well-developed fire affecting the roof space of a three-storey building.
“There are no reported casualties at this time.
“Crews remain in attendance.”
Police Scotland are also in attendance assisting the fire service.
A spokesman for the force said: “Lanark Road is currently closed between Kingsknowe Drive and Kingsknowe South due to a fire.
“Motorists are asked to avoid the area.
“Thank you for your patience.”
Councillor Andrew Johnstone said: “There has been a fire at Lanark Road Nursery this morning but understand everyone is safe and well.
“Very sad news for an important local business and for the parents and children that attend.”