Firefighters remain at scene after houses engulfed in flames

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service deployed six appliances to fire on Findhorn Crescent in Inverkip on Sunday night.

Firefighters remain at the scene of a blaze that engulfed two houses in Inverclyde on Sunday night.

Six fire engines were sent to Findhorn Crescent, Inverkip, and one appliance remained in the area on Monday morning.

Pictures from the scene showed the houses with their roofs completely burnt out.

There is not believed to have been any injuries.

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A statement from Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: “Six fire engines were sent to the Findhorn Crescent fire last night which affected two properties. One appliance remains on the scene this morning.”

Neighbours have been handing out blankets and drinks to people who were unable to get into their homes and the local Inverkip Hub has opened up for anyone affected.

It is not yet known how the fire started.