photo by Alan Morgan

Highburgh Road blaze

Thursday afternoon saw more than 30 firefighters tackling a blaze as it consumed two flats above Tennent’s Bar on Byres Road. The fire, which begun shortly after 4pm, closed both Byres Road and Highburgh Road for several hours. There were no serious injuries, although one woman was taken to hospital due to smoke inhalation. The bottom of Highburgh Road remained closed on Friday while Strathclyde Fire & Rescue, Strathclyde Police and civil engineers carried out investigations.

photo by Alan Morgan


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