Firefighters tackle blaze affecting house and cars in village

Some firefighters remained at the scene of the blaze in Thorntonhall, South Lanarkshire, on Wednesday morning.

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Firefighters were called to blaze in South Lanarkshire.

Firefighters have tackled a blaze which affected cars and a house in a South Lanarkshire village.

Eight fire engines were sent to the scene in Peel Road, Thorntonhall, when the alarm was raised just after 1am on Wednesday.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said there were no reports of any casualties.

Firefighters extinguished the blaze but some remained at the scene at 7am.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Around 1am on Wednesday, officers were called to a report of vehicles on fire outside a house on Peel Road, Thorntonhall.

“No one was injured and officers are currently working with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service to establish the cause of the fire.”