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Glasgow Live
Laura Ferguson

Person injured in major Paisley fire as emergency services remain on scene

A person was injured following a major fire near a school in Paisley.

The blaze erupted in a property near Gleniffer High School yesterday afternoon at around 2.45pm with firefighters rushing to the scene shortly afterwards.

Crews remain on the scene this afternoon, almost 24 hours after the incident and emergency services confirmed one person received treatment from paramedics.

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A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 2.49pm on Wednesday, 22 March to reports of a house fire on Mogarth Avenue, Paisley.

“Operations Control initially mobilised two appliances to the scene and on arrival firefighters found the dwelling well alight.

“Two further appliances were mobilised and firefighters worked hard to extinguish the fire.

“One casualty was passed into the care of the Scottish Ambulance Service.

“One pump remains in attendance to dampen down any hot spots.”

Police Scotland also confirmed they were in attendance at the scene.


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