Nearly 40 Firefighters Tackle Livingston Blaze

14 July 2017, 16:11 | Updated: 14 July 2017, 16:13


Nearly forty firefighters are tackling a blaze in a warehouse at an industrial estate in Livingston.

It broke out on Friday afternoon at the Houston Industrial Estate on Houston Road.

Nearby buildings have been evacuated, with surrounding roads also affected.

People in the area telling Heart emergency services responded quickly and that the situation appears to be well under control.

A spokesman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: "Almost forty firefighters are tackling a large fire involving hazardous material within a warehouse in Houston Industrial Estate, Livingston.

"A total of six appliances were mobilised to the scene after the alarm was raised at 2.14pm on Friday, July 14.

"Specialist chemical support units are also in attendance and crews wearing breathing apparatus are using high powered hoses to tackle the flames."