Fire Crews Tackle Greenock Factory Blaze

8 March 2017, 09:22

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Firefighters are a tackling an early morning blaze which broke out at a factory in Inverclyde.

The fire at the McKechnie Jess meat processing plant on Port Glasgow Road, Greenock was reported just after 3.20am on Wednesday and involved 30 firefighters who are still at the scene.

It prompted the closure of the A8 while crews tackled the blaze.

A spokeswoman for the Scottish Fire & Rescue service said: "Around 30 firefighters are currently tackling a significant fire at a Greenock factory.

"It was 3.22am when the alarm was raised on Wednesday. There are no casualties.''