Glasgow & West Scotland

Fire guts former Blawarthill Geriatric Hospital building

About 30 firefighters have been involved in an early-morning operation to tackle a fire at a former hospital building in Glasgow.

Crews were sent to the grounds of the disused Blawarthill Geriatric Hospital, on Holehouse Road, in the Knightswood area, at about 04:30.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue service said they were met with "a rapidly developing fire".

Operations are continuing at the scene. No-one was injured in the blaze.

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