Glasgow & West Scotland

Firefighters tackle major Johnstone waste plant blaze

Fire at Johnstone
Local residents were moved as firefighters tackled the blaze

More than 60 firefighters have been deployed at a major blaze in Johnstone, Renfrewshire.

The fire is at a waste recycling plant in Floors Street. No one is believed to have been injured.

Police officers have been called to secure the area. A number of local residents have been asked to move from their homes.

At the height of the blaze, train services on the railway line between Glasgow and Ayr were halted.

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