Tayside and Central Scotland

Dundee fire crews battle blaze in 30 tonnes of rubbish

Wester Gourdie fire
Image caption The shed at the Wester Gourdie industrial estate contains 30 tonnes of general waste

Firefighters are battling a blaze in 30 tonnes of rubbish at a Dundee industrial estate.

Three units from the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service attended at the Wester Gourdie industrial estate after the fire broke out in a large shed containing general waste.

The alarm was raised at 15:37.

Crews wearing breathing apparatus were using hose jets to contain the flames, with clouds of thick black smoke visible across the north of the city.

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