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Blaze at former St James Primary School in Renfrew

Fire at St James Primary School Image copyright Buchanan Photos
Image caption About 70 firefighters worked through the night to extinguish the blaze

About 70 firefighters have tackled an overnight blaze at a former primary school in Renfrewshire.

Crews were called to the former St James Primary School, near Porterfield Road, Renfrew, at about 20:30 on Sunday.

They arrived to find a well-developed fire in the single-storey building.

The crews used large volume water jets and aerial appliances to fight the fire. There were no reports of anyone being injured.

Image copyright Paul Little
Image caption The blaze was well-developed by the time firefighters arrived
Image copyright Kirsty Greene
Image caption The building was badly damaged by the fire

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