Glasgow & West Scotland

Firefighters tackle blaze above Bishopbriggs bank

Fire at Kenmure Avenue
Image caption The building is on the corner of a busy crossroads at the heart of Bishopbriggs

Firefighters have tackled a substantial blaze in a lawyers office above a branch of the Royal Bank of Scotland in East Dunbartonshire.

The fire in Kenmure Avenue, Bishopbriggs, was well alight when appliances from Strathclyde Fire and Rescue attended just after 16:00.

Passers-by witnessed flames coming from the first and second floors of the three-storey sandstone tenement.

Firefighters brought the blaze under control before 18:00.

There were no reports of any injuries.

The bank is at the town's busy crossroads at Kenmure Avenue's junction with Kirkintilloch Road.