Fire services called to shop in Glasgow city centre

Fire services called to designer store in Glasgow city centre <i>(Image: Newsquest)</i>
Fire services called to designer store in Glasgow city centre (Image: Newsquest)

Fire services were called to a designer shop in Glasgow city centre.

A fire engine and several firefighters were spotted on the city's Buchanan Street just before 10am on Tuesday.

An eyewitness told the Glasgow Times that the engine was outside the Hugo Boss store.

Three firemen were seen at the shopfront for Massimo Dutti.

Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service confirmed that they had been dispatched to the store after an automatic fire alarm went off.

The building was examined and crews left the scene after it was confirmed that there was no fire or smoke.

Glasgow Times:
Glasgow Times:

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were alerted at 9.47am on Tuesday, December 6 to an automatic fire alarm at Buchanan Street, Glasgow.

“Operations Control mobilised one fire appliance to the scene.

"Firefighters checked the building and established that there was no sign of fire or smoke.

“Crews left the scene after ensuring the area was safe.”