Firefighters tackle blaze at industrial estate for 13 hours

There were no reports of any injuries but a family business at the industrial park has been destroyed.

Firefighters tackle blaze at Frances Industrial Estate for 13 hours as Dysart business destroyed Fife Jammer Locations

Firefighters tackled a blaze at an industrial estate through the night into the early hours of Sunday morning in Fife.

A fire broke out at Frances Industrial Estate on Weymss Road in Dysart on Saturday afternoon with emergency crews alerted shortly after 3pm.

Six fire appliances from stations across Fife were dispatched as well as a high reach and a command vehicle.

A water bowser was also sent to the scene from Larbert to assist.

Scottish Water warned that residents in the area might experience issues with their supply while the fire was being extinguished.

A spokesperson said: “We’re aware of the fire service area tackling a fire in the KY1 Kirkcaldy area.

“As the hydrants are in use, this may cause low pressure and discoloured water to the surrounding streets.”

Firefighters worked through the night to tackle the blaze and remained at the scene until shortly after 4.30am on Sunday morning.

There have been no reports of any injuries from the incident, however a family business which was located at the industrial estate has been destroyed.

Vehicle repair shop Star Performance Ltd. wrote on Facebook: “We are devastated that our family business of over 30 years was destroyed by a fire yesterday. Thankfully nobody was injured. We kindly ask for your patience at this terrible time.”

A spokesman for Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “We received the alert at 3.23pm on Saturday of a fire at commercial premises in Dysart.

“In all six appliances were despatched from stations across Fife as well as a high reach and a command vehicle.

“In addition we also had a water bowser sent from Larbert station to assist.

“Crews worked through the night to tackle the fire before the stop call came in at 4.35am on Sunday.

“There are no reports of any injuries from the incident.”