Glasgow & West Scotland

Five people rescued from fire at flats in Barrhead

Five people have been rescued from a fire at flats in East Renfrewshire.

Emergency services were called to the four-storey block in Centenary Court, Barrhead, at 19:53 on Thursday.

Fire crews using breathing apparatus led five residents to safety, two of whom were treated in hospital for the effects of smoke inhalation.

Strathclyde Fire and Rescue is carrying out an investigation into the cause of the blaze, which broke out in a second floor flat.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites