'Hazmat' incident on Glasgow street as emergency services scramble to scene

Hazmat teams have scrambled to a house on a north Glasgow street amid an ongoing incident.

Emergency crews have been spotted at the scene on Tresta Road, near Lambhill Cemetery in the north of the city, since around 6am this morning.

Police Scotland said three men have been arrested, after they attended an 'empty' house as part of an ongoing investigation.

Firefighters with breathing apparatus and Hazmat suits were seen entering the property earlier today, Glasgow Live reports.

Photos from the scene show science advisors in attendance with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.

Locals reported the ground-floor flat windows have been covered with blue sheets.

A local resident said: "The police were here first at 6am. There were three vans and when I got up around 9am all the fire vehicles where here. They were going in with breathing apparatus on and one with the Hazmat suit.

"They have covered the windows of the ground floor flat with blue sheets. CID are here too and the science advisor's arrived about an hour ago. It's an empty house."

A Police Scotland spokesperson said: “Around 6.10pm on Thursday, 23 May, officers attended at a property in the Tresta Road area of Glasgow as part of an ongoing investigation.

“Three men, aged 29, 32 and 41, have been arrested and enquiries are ongoing.”

A Scottish Fire and Rescue Service spokesperson said: “We were called to assist an emergency service partner at 10.24am on Friday, 24 May, at Tresta Road, Glasgow.

“Operations Control mobilised two appliances and specialist resources to the area. Crews left after ensuring the area was made safe.”

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