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.

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