Glasgow & West Scotland

Eight treated in Glasgow after Maryhill tenement fire

Four adults and four children have been taken to hospital after a fire in the Maryhill area of Glasgow.

The emergency services were called to a ground-floor flat in Acre Drive shortly before 03:00.

Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus rescued a man and a woman from extreme heat and dense smoke.

They were treated at Glasgow's Western Infirmary, where they are "giving cause for concern". Six other people were taken to hospital for checks.

The cause of the fire in the tenement building is to be investigated by Strathclyde Police and specialists from the fire and rescue service.

Do you have pictures - still or moving - of this incident? Send them to the BBC Scotland news website at

Please ensure when filming or photographing an incident that you make your safety and the safety of others a priority.

If you submit an image, you do so in accordance with the BBC's Terms and Conditions.

Related Internet links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites