Two taken to hospital after jumping from window to escape flat blaze

Emergency services were called to Denholm Green in East Kilbride on Sunday.

Two taken to hospital after jumping from window to escape flat fire in Denholm Green, East Kilbride © Google Maps 2022

Two people have been taken to hospital after jumping from a window to escape a blaze in East Kilbride.

Police and fire and rescue services were called to Denholm Green at around 2.10pm on Sunday after receiving reports of a fire at a flat.

Emergency services took two people to Wishaw General Hospital after they jumped from a window.

Thier current condition is unknown.

Enquiries are currently ongoing to establish the cause of the blaze.

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 2.10pm on Sunday, November 6, 2022, police received a report of a fire at a building in Denholm Green, East Kilbride.

“Emergency services attended and two people have been taken to Wishaw General Hospital after jumping from a flat.

“Enquiries are ongoing to establish the cause of the fire.”

The Scottish Fire and Rescue service have been contacted for comment.