Water pumped from River Clyde to fight School of Art fire

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image captionA high-volume water pump [the red unit in the bottom of picture] was used to take River Clyde water and hose it onto the burning building

Firefighters used a high-volume water pump from the River Clyde to tackle the blaze at the Glasgow School of Art.

The operation has led to a number of road closures in the city centre.

The roads affected are Broomielaw, Brown Street, Argyle Street, Douglas Street and Dalhousie Street. Closures also remain in place around the Sauchiehall Street area.

Police Scotland have asked motorists to avoid these areas.

image captionHoses are snaking around the city to feed water to dampen down the fire

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