15 People Evacuated After Flat Fire In Glasgow
8 July 2017, 12:15
Fifteen people were evacuated from a Glasgow block of flats following a fire in the close area.
Four adults and three children were taken to the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital as a precaution.
Fire crews were called to the three-storey property in Elder Street in the Govan area shortly after midnight on Saturday.
A spokesman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: ''Firefighters led 15 people to safety following a small fire in the close of a residential building.
''All flats within the three-storey property in Elder Street have been affected by smoke.
''Firefighters extinguished the fire and then swept the premises after the alarm was raised just after midnight.''
The six-strong crew located all the residents who were transferred to the care of ambulance staff.
He added: ''The fire service ensured the area was made safe before leaving the scene.''