Firefighters tackle blaze at British Legion building

Fire crews were called to the scene at the British Legion Branch in Galashiels on Monday morning.

Firefighters tackle blaze at British Legion building on Park Street, Galashiels ITV

Firefighters tackled a blaze at a British Legion building in the Borders.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Park Street, Galashiels, at around 11.32am on Monday.

Four fire engines and a height appliance were dispatched to the scene, while police provided traffic management at the scene.

No injuries have been reported from the incident.

There are no reports of casualties.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 11.32am on Monday, March 21, to reports of a fire within a building in Park Street, Galashiels.

“Operations control immediately mobilised four fire engines and a height appliance to the location and firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are extinguishing the fire. 

“There are no reports of casualties.

“Crews will remain at the scene until the area is made safe.”

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