Latest: More than 50 firefighters put out Glasgow garage blaze

Latest: More than 50 firefighters put out Glasgow garage blaze

Update 11.21am: Dozens of firefighters have put out a blaze at a car garage in Glasgow.

Between 50 and 55 crew members were sent to the scene at Scotland Street in the city's southside after the alarm was raised at 5am.

They found a single-storey garage alight with a number of cars on fire, and gas cylinders stored in the area.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said there were no casualties and the blaze was extinguished shortly after 10am.

Area manager Jim McNeil said: "This was a well-developed fire by the time crews arrived.

"Firefighters worked quickly and effectively to contain the fire to one section of the impacted building before finally extinguishing it.

"I would like to praise the crews on the ground for their efforts, they brought this difficult situation under control quickly and worked very effectively.

"Thanks to our partners as well for helping us ensure the area was made safe.

"Firefighters will remain on the scene at present to ensure the surrounding area is made completely safe."

Scotland Street was closed to traffic between Carnoustie Street and Shields Road until 10.20am.

The car park at Shields Road subway was closed by police but has since reopened.

8.45am: Firefighters tackle huge Glasgow garage fire near gas cylinders

More than 50 firefighters are tackling a large blaze at a car garage in Glasgow.

The service was alerted at around 5am on Monday to the fire in Scotland Street in the city's southside.

The one-storey garage is alight and a number of cars are on fire.

Firefighters are also cooling down two gas cylinders as a precaution and a number of other cylinders on site are as yet unidentified.

Latest: More than 50 firefighters put out Glasgow garage blaze

A spokesman for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service said: "Around 50 to 55 firefighters are in attendance.

"The one-storey building has a garage on the ground floor and an unknown quantity of cars are on fire.

"There are also a large quantity of unidentified cylinders involved."

Scotland Street has been closed to traffic between Carnoustie Street and Shields Road.

Subway passengers are advised the car park at Shields Road is closed but the station remains open.

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