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Huge fire at former Hartwood Hospital building near Shotts

Hartwood Hospital fire Image copyright Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

Firefighters have spent the night tackling a huge blaze at the former Hartwood Hospital building near Shotts in North Lanarkshire.

Seven crews were sent to the derelict structure after emergency calls were made at about 16.35 on Sunday.

Firefighters were unable to enter the building and bought the blaze under control using an aerial pump and jets.

Crews remain at the scene, along with police and council staff, as efforts continue to make the building safe.

Image copyright Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
Image copyright Scottish Fire and Rescue Service

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