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Homes evacuated in Lenzie after electricity substation fire

Fire crews have evacuated 12 houses following a blaze at an electricity substation in East Dunbartonshire.

Emergency services were called to the site in Millersneuk Avenue, Lenzie, at about 09:10 on Monday.

They evacuated houses in the immediate vicinity as a precaution. There are no reports of any injuries.

Strathclyde Fire and Rescue said the blaze had been extinguished and crews were continuing "dampening down operations" at the scene.

Strathclyde Police and representatives from East Dunbartonshire Council and Scottish Power are also in attendance.

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