Firefighters tackle huge blaze in Glasgow’s southside

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service were called to the incident on Riverford Road, Shawlands, shortly after 7pm.

Blaze: Building on fire. Samantha McCrae
Blaze: Building on fire.

Firefighters are tackling a blaze at a five-storey building in Glasgow’s southside.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS) were called to the incident on Riverford Road, Shawlands, at 7.11pm.

A total of 15 fire engines have been sent to the scene, with the situation ongoing.

An SFRS statement said: “We were alerted tonight to reports of a fire at Riverford Road, Glasgow.

“Operations Control mobilised fifteen appliances to the scene, where they were met with a fire within a five-storey building.

“Crews are working to contain the fire.”