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Woman Critical After Station Blaze
A woman is in a critical condition in hospital after apparently setting herself on fire inside a police station.
The incident happened in a public area of the police office in Montrose Street, Clydebank, West Dunbartonshire, at around 9.55am today.
The woman is believed to have suffered burns and was taken to Glasgow Royal Infirmary by ambulance.
Police have launched an investigation into the incident, in which no one else was injured.
The front desk area of the police station has been closed to the public.
A Police Scotland spokesman said: "At around 9.55am this morning police were called to a report of a woman having been injured in the public area of Clydebank police office on Montrose Street in Clydebank.
"The woman was taken by ambulance to Glasgow Royal Infirmary for treatment.
"Inquiries are continuing.''
The front of the police station was cordoned off with police tape while an officer stood guard outside.
A fire hydrant stood just outside the front door, while plastic sheeting covered a few objects on the ground.
Forensics officers in white suits could be seen coming in and out of the building and examining and photographing the scene.
One local resident, who did not want to be named, said: "I heard sirens and came through to the front of the house to see what was going on.''
He also said he saw someone lying on the ground surrounded by people.
The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service was called to the incident at 9.55am.
Police are appealing for information about the incident.
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