Emergency response to ‘potentially hazardous material’ find

Police, forensic officers and fire crews in attendance at property on Cumbernauld Road in Chyrston.

Emergency response to ‘potentially hazardous material’ find SNS Group

The discovery of “potentially hazardous material” prompted a large emergency response at a property in North Lanarkshire on Friday.

Police, fire crews and forensic officers are currently in attendance after the material was found inside a property on Cumbernauld Road in Chryston.

There are no reported injuries.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Emergency services are currently in attendance at a property on Cumbernauld Road in Chryston following a report of potentially hazardous material.

“Cumbernauld Road is currently closed between Knowe Road and Lyndsaybeg Road as a precaution while police and the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service are in attendance.

“Nobody has been injured and there is not considered to be any wider threat to the public.”