Fire in sheltered accommodation, Vauxhall


Location: Athol Street, Vauxhall

Fire crews are currently in attendance on Athol Street, Vauxhall, following a fire in sheltered accommodation flats.

Crews were alerted at 9.23pm and on scene at 9.29pm. Six fire engines are in attendance.

On arrival, firefighters found a fire in a ground floor laundry room. The remainder of the ground floor was heavily smoke logged.

The main body of the fire has been extinguished and crews are checking for hot spots.

A number of residents have been led to safety by firefighters and are being assessed at the scene by paramedics.

Firefighters are now ventilating the premises.