Nine fire engines respond after blaze at city fish and chip shop

Eyewitnesses described smoke billowing from the roof of Ann's Fry in the city's Gorbals on Thursday afternoon.

City street closed after fish and chip shop catches fire Facebook/Franco Manini

A Glasgow street was closed after a fire erupted at a fish and chip shop with nine emergency appliances sent to the scene.

Eyewitnesses described smoke billowing from the roof of Ann’s Fry in the city’s Gorbals on Thursday morning.

Crown Street was closed to all traffic between Cumberland Street and Errol Gardens due to the fire in the building that the takeaway shares with several other businesses including a Co-op supermarket.

Scottish Fire and Rescue and Police Scotland attended and drivers were urged to avoid the area if possible.

There have not been any reports of any injuries.

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 11.55am on Thursday, December 29, to reports of a building fire on Crown Street, Glasgow.

“At its height, Operations Control mobilised nine appliances to the scene to extinguish a fire affecting a single-storey property.

“Two appliances remain in attendance as crews work to make the area safe.

“There are no reported casualties.”